Thailand urges parties in US-Iran conflict to exercise extreme restraint

Mourners surround a truck carrying the flag draped coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and his comrades in the holy city of Qom south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The men were killed in a U.S. drone strike on Friday, Jan. 3 in Iraq. The funeral drew a crowd said by police to be in the millions in the Iranian capital, filling thoroughfares and side streets as far as the eye could see. (Amir Hesaminejad/Tasnim News Agency via AP)

The Thai government has called on all parties in the intensifying US-Iran not to escalate the situation.

In a statement, released today (Monday) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Thai government said it has been monitoring the events with grave concern.

The statement said that Thailand joins the international community in calling on all parties concerned to exercise extreme restraint, to avoid provocation, refrain from the use of further force, to reduce tensions and to restore peace and stability in the region.


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