Thai PM says order restored in Bangkok, countryside

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May 21, 2010 11:02

 
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BANGKOK — Thailand's prime minister says order has been restored in Bangkok and the provinces, wracked by violence over the past week.

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Friday in a nationally broadcast television address that the government will "move swiftly to restore normalcy."

He says "We have restored order in the capital of Bangkok and the provinces of Thailand."

He says the reconciliation will include an indpenedent investigation of "all events" during the protests.

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