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Formation of the New Thai Administration
(Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)

July 16, 2019

1. Japan welcomes the election and appointment of Mr. Prayut Chan-o-cha as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, and the formation of a new Thai administration on July 16, based on the results of the election held on March 24.

2. Japan looks forward to the future development of Thailand’s democracy, Japan-Thailand relations, and cooperation between the two countries for peace, stability and prosperity of the region under the new administration.

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