Thailand’s Former Democrat Party Leader Abhisit Vejjajiva Resigns After Democrats Back Gen.Prayut as Prime Minister

"I could not attend the (parliament) meeting and vote against the resolution of the party... I could not vote for Gen Prayut. That would mean I would break my promise with people... Today I have only one choice: to protect my dignity and that of my party, and keep my promise," Mr Abhisit said.

Thailand’s Former Democrat Party Leader Abhisit Vejjajiva Resigns After Democrats Back Gen.Prayut as Prime Minister

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Former Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Wednesday morning announced his resignation as MP, saying he could not break his word and follow his Democrat Party’s resolution to support Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha as the next prime minister. He announced his resignation at TOT headquarters where the parliament convened to vote for the […]