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Abhisit, Suthep 'ready to face trial' The Nation / Phuket GazettePHUKET: The two top Democrats facing charges over the 2010 political mayhem declared yesterday that they were ready to face trial and fight for their corner in court.

Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and MP Suthep Thaugsuban also threatened to file a counter-lawsuit accusing the Attorney General of wrongfully deciding to indict and prosecute them.

Abhisit said he and Suthep would report to the prosecutors within tomorrow's deadline to acknowledge the charges of instigating others to kill or attempt to kill during the 2010 red-shirt protests.