ASEAN Foreign Ministers follow Developments in Thailand

Jakarta – ASEAN Member States continue to follow closely the recent developments in the Kingdom of Thailand and emphasize their full support for a peaceful resolution to the ongoing challenge in the country through dialogue and in full respect of democratic principles and rule of law.

ASEAN Member States reaffirm the ASEAN Leaders’ Statement on the developments in the Kingdom of Thailand issued in Tokyo on 14 December 2013 and further underline the importance of democratic process in restoring law and order, promoting national reconciliation and the return of normalcy in Thailand, in accordance with the will and interests of the people of Thailand.

ASEAN Member States expressed confidence in the resilience of the Thai nation to overcome the present difficulties and stand ready to extend all appropriate support based on the principles provided in its Charter.