Category Archives: MFA Press Releases

Opening Remarks by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand at the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 29 May 2015,         Opening Remarks by H.E. General Tanasak Patimapragorn Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand at the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean

Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 26 May 2015, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of the Royal Thai Government, will host the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean on 29 May 2015 in Bangkok.  The meeting,

U.S. Secretary of State’s telephone conversation with Thai Foreign Minister

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 16 May 2015, On 15 May 2015, Mr. John Kerry, Secretary of State of the U.S., called his counterpart, General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Thailand.  Salient points included:  1.  Mr. Kerry expressed his

Reports on boat with migrants found near Satun Province

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 16 May 2015, Regarding reports about a vessel comprising around 300 migrants drifting in Thai territorial waters along the Thai-Malaysian coast, near Satun Province, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform facts as follows. Upon

Thailand to hold a special meeting on irregular migration in the Indian Ocean

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 12 May 2015, The Royal Thai Government is organizing the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean on 29 May 2015 in Bangkok.  The Special Meeting is an urgent call for the region

Thailand’s Trafficking In Persons Progress Report : January – March 2015

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 30 April 2015 Thailand's Trafficking in Persons Progress Report January-March 2015

Thailand Disappointed with the European Union’s Decision to Issue a Yellow Card

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 21 April 2015 On 21 April 2015, the European Union (EU) issued a yellow card to Thailand. Although the yellow card does not introduce trade sanctions on European imports of Thai fishery products, it has been

THAILAND-AUSTRALIA REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS : VICTIMS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 14 April 2015 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, together with the Australia-Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons (AAPTIP) and the Australian Embassy in Bangkok co-organized Thailand – Australia Regional Workshop on “Trafficking in

PM declares “anti-human trafficking” as national agenda

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 3 April 2015 April 3, 2015, at 1400hrs, at Santi Maitree Building, Government House, Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha presided over a meeting to officially declare anti-human trafficking as a national agenda, and hand down related

Thailand’s Trafficking In Persons Progress Report : January – March 2015

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Press Release on 31 March 2015 On 31 March 2015, Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, as Chairman of the National Sub-Committee on Public Relations and Legal Affairs under the Policy Committee on Human Trafficking and