British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Meets Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha in Bangkok

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (left) shakes hands with Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha during their meeting at the Government House in Bangkok on Monday. – Photo AP

BANGKOK – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Monday with Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha and other Thai officials and discussed neighbouring Myanmar’s persecution of ethnic Rohingya Muslims and plans for elections in Thailand to end military rule.

A statement from Britain’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office said their discussions also covered “cooperation on education, the digital economy, science and innovation, financial technology, and trade and investment, as well as further co-operation to tackle the Illegal Wildlife Trade”.

“Our relationship with Thailand spans a broad range of issues from bilateral trade and investment to regional security and the Illegal Wildlife Trade,” the statement quoted Mr Johnson saying. “I look forward to further…

Original published: 2018-02-12 20:15:50 Read the full Bangkok News here

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