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PM abroad on decision day

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be attending the Asean-US Business Council in Cambodia on Friday when the Constitution Court delivers its verdict in the charter amendment case.

She will be a keynote speaker at the gathering of businesspeople from the United States and Asean countries in Cambodia's Siem Reap province. However, the prime minister did not appear worried about the imminent court decision.

"I have to stay focused on my duty. I have a mission to complete," Yingluck said. She added, however, that she would be following the court decision in Cambodia.

Yingluck has been invited to the council meeting by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is leading the US mission to the gathering.

Foreign Minister Surapong Towichukchaikul said Yingluck will leave Bangkok for Siem Reap at 3pm on Friday and will have a discussion with her Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen before giving the speech. It is aimed at restoring the confidence of Asean and American businesspeople in investment in Thailand.


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