EU calls on junta to exercise restraint or lose support
May 29, 2014 00:00 2,569 Viewed
European Union's supports to Thailand will depend on early and credible roadmap to restore the constitutional rule and elections.
"Only an early and credible roadmap for a return to constitutional rule and elections will allow for EU's continuous support,” read the statement issued on May 28.
The EU has expressed extreme concern on the current political development in Thailand and called for Thailand to urgently restore the legitimate democratic process and the constitution, through credible and inclusive elections.
In its statement, the EU also urged the military leadership to free all those who have been detained for political reasons in recent days and to remove censorship.
“We call on all parties to exercise the utmost restraint. Respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms must be upheld. Respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms must be upheld.