ASEAN Member States, while expressing their concern over violent developments in Thailand, emphasize their support and solidarity with the people and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand in finding a peaceful resolution to the ongoing challenge in the country through dialogue and in full respect of democratic principles and rule of law.

ASEAN Member States support the early restoration of law and order, national reconciliation and the return to normalcy in Thailand, in accordance with those aforementioned principles and in line with the interest of the people of Thailand as well as the vision of an ASEAN Community. They underscore that peace, stability and development in Thailand is crucial to the advancement of the goal of ASEAN Community by 2015.

ASEAN Member States have confidence in the resilience of the Thai Nation to overcome the present difficulties. ASEAN stands ready to extend all possible assistance based on the principles provided for in its Charter.

Source:http://www.mofa.gov.vn/en/nr040807104143/nr040807105001/ns100521194927#kUqm43hk1IR1