Pheu Thai Denies Links to Anti-Coup Group in Exile

 
Khaosod English reported on Tuesday that the ruling Phue Thai party of the former government has denied any link with the anti-coup group founded in exile by its former leader. 
 
Chawalit Witchayasutthi, deputy secretary-general of Pheu Thai Party said on Tuesday that the Pheu Thai Party must stay under the framework of rules and laws and that  it is personal opinion of former leader Jaruponbg Ruangsuwan to oppose the coup.  
 
Jarupong on Tuesday unveiled the group, called The Organization of Free Thais for Human Rights and Democracy (FTHD), in a video published on social media. Another video showed former minister and prominent activist Jakrapob Penkair reading the group's founding statement in English. Both leaders are thought to be currently residing in Cambodia. 
 
Chawalit also insisted that no high-ranking party members will oppose the military junta in any way and that will allow the junta to proceed with its plan. 
 

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