U.N. chief "seriously concerned" by military takeover in Thailand

by Reuters
Thursday, 22 May 2014 16:32 GMT

UNITED NATIONS, May 22 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday he was "seriously concerned" by the military takeover in Thailand.

In a statement, Ban appealed "for a prompt return to constitutional, civilian, democratic rule and an all-inclusive dialogue that will pave the way for long-term peace and prosperity in Thailand." (Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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