EU calls for return to constitutional rule in Thailand

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) EU High Representative for foreign affairs and security policy Catherine Ashton said Wednesday she is following current developments in Thailand with "extreme concern." "Thailand must urgently restore the legitimate Democratic process and the Constitution, through credible and inclusive elections," she said in a statement here tonight. "We urge 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," she stated. Ashton stressed that only an early and credible roadmap for a return to constitutional rule and elections will allow for EU's continuous support.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

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