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Yingluck pleads with protesters to stop The Nation/Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra went on TV today to issue an urgent plea to all groups of demonstrators to stop their protests, saying that the government had aborted the amnesty effort.

Ms Yingluck said that the House of Representatives had voted this afternoon to remove all the pending amnesty and reconciliation bills from the House agenda.

"All sides have made clear their intention to halt the amnesty process," she said.