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EC commissioner Somchai welcomes talk between Phra Buddha Issara, former PM Somchai

Election Commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakorn Tuesday welcomed the talk between Phra Buddha Issara and former prime minister Somchai Wongsawat, saying it was good sign of possible peaceful solution.

The monk, a leader of the People's Democratic Reform Committee, and Somchai held a talk Monday.

EC Commissioner Somchai said the talk at the Government Complex kick-started a peaceful negotiaiton between the two sides and would continue with more representatives of both sides.

"The two-side negotiation has started and will continue. The outcome of the talk between Somchai Wongsawat and Luanpu Buddha Issara was a light that lit up amid protracted conflicts in the society," the commissioner, who is in charge of organizing elections posted on his Facebook wall.

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