Singapore expresses condolences for yesterday incident and urges for a peaceful resolution between the Thai government and anti-government protestors, while the United States also urges for a solution through means of peaceful dialogue.

The Singaporean Foreign Ministry proclaimed condolences on the clash between the Army force and supporters of the United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) yesterday which resulted in casualties and injuries of both sides.

The Singaporean Ministry requests all parties involved in the incident to be patient and avoid violence, saying that peaceful measures must be used to resolve the conflict between both sides. Singapore hopes that the current political rift in Thailand will return to normal soon, as it may affect the development of the ASEAN community.

Meanwhile, the Cambodian Foreign Minister sent a letter to Vietnam, as the ASEAN chair, to recommend arranging an Emergency ASEAN meeting in hopes of easing up the situation in Thailand.

The United States government also expressed their regret on yesterday's violence in Thailand and demanded both sides to seek negotiations for a peaceful exit.

via Several countries call for peaceful exit for Thai political rift : National News Bureau of Thailand.

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