Thaipocrisy: United States deny meddling in Thailand political affairs

Unsurprisingly, and not for the primary time, the United States has been accused of meddling in one other country’s political affairs, surprisingly, this time it’s Thailand’s flip. The US has an extended historical past of interfering in international affairs, as Cuba, China, Russia, Iran, Vietnam, and most South American nations can testify. It appears to be endemic in US politics.
US Ambassador Robert F Godec was on the defensive at a press conference yesterday when questioned about American interference and meddling claims in Thai politics.
The US Ambassador confused that his house nation had no intention of interfering in inside Thai political matters. Godec quashed rumours suggesting the US government took sides in the recent Thai General Election, stating that their sole curiosity lies in fostering democratic processes.
The sixty seven year outdated said…
“Confronting the relentless and malicious conspiracy theories, I want to put it on record that we dismiss all fabricated allegations concerning the United States meddling within the Thai election.
“Our stance is rarely to favour any corner or get together. Our solely interest and assist are for the democratic process. It is solely up to the Thai populace to decide out their authorities.”
When queried whether or Fortune approaching government may incline in the direction of the US over other international forces such as China or Russia, Godec highlighted a collaborative relationship spanning two centuries, marking the one hundred and ninetieth anniversary of US-Thailand diplomatic ties this year.
“Our bond with the Thai government is huge, spanning a mess of arenas together with safety, trade and investment, schooling, healthcare, and regulation enforcement. This longstanding relationship was further fortified with the signing of the Strategic Communique last July.
“We eagerly anticipate working with the incoming Thai government, once chosen as per the Thai structure.”
Godec said that the US hopes to continue work based mostly on the goals outlined within the Strategic Communique. These contain the expansion and fortification of the strategic partnership to stop discord, preserve a tranquil safety atmosphere, foster free expression, and civil and political rights, and achieve inclusive, sustainable, and balanced economic prosperity.
Answering a question concerning the potential for the new government introducing insurance policies that might doubtlessly hurt the Thai monarchy and nationwide safety, Godec made clear that the US respects the Thai monarchy and is aware of the Thai people’s reverence for the royal family.
“We are wanting to additional our work with the established Thai government to fight global challenges, promote financial development, create jobs, bolster safety and tackle regional challenges. There is a plethora of points that we might collectively tackle.”
On being asked concerning the Move Forward Party’s potential amendment to Section 112, otherwise known as the lese majeste regulation, Godec said that the US government respected that decision as one for Thai lawmakers and citizens.
Godec also categorically denied the presence of any American navy base in Thailand, not like other Southeast Asian countries such as the Philippines..

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