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Political science students call for transparent talk between Suthep, govt

Deputy Prime Minister Phongthep Thepkanjanana receives the students' proposal.

Deputy Prime Minister Phongthep Thepkanjanana receives the students' proposal.

Political science students from 14 universities Friday called on the government and protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban to hold transparent negotiations for a constitutional solution for the country.

The two-point proposal was submitted by 20 student representatives to Deputy Prime Minister Phongthep Thepkanjana at the Government House in the morning, who promised to have the government consider it along with other proposals.

The 14 universities include Chulalongkorn University, Thammasat University, Kasetsart University, Chiang Mai University, Khon Kaen University.

The students told Phongthep that political science students from the 14 universities came up with the proposal during a recent seminar.

In the first point, they called on the government and Suthepled People's Democratic Reform Committee to urgently and transparently negotiate for a solution that is possible under the Constitution.

In the second point, they proposed that the political reform should be carried out via charter amendments that should provide level fields for all groups to express their political opinions.

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