Таиланд становится банановой республикой

БАНГКОК. «За будущее Таиланда нужно будет побороться», – объявил видный тайский политолог Титинан Понгсудирак непосредственно перед тем, как Конституционный Суд страны постановил, что Партия народной власти (ПНВ) и её двое меньшие по значимости коалиционные “напарники”, по сути, являются незаконными и, следовательно, должны быть распущены по причине недобросовестности проведения выборов и подделке результатов голосования, совершёнными руководителями партии год назад. Лидеры партии, включая премьер-министра Сомчай Вонсавата, отстранены от занятия политической деятельностью сроком на 5 лет.

После этого пользовавшееся популярностью на выборах правительство Таиланда прекратило своё существование. Сейчас парламент должен собраться вновь без этих трёх партий, преданных Сомчаю.

Взирая на разразившийся сейчас в Таиланде кризис, можно сказать, что история повторяется – вместо ПНВ под руководством Сомчая существовала сходная партия Тай Рак Тай (тайцы любят тайцев), сформированная отправленным в отставку премьер-министром Таксином Чинаватом, человеком, которого буквально ненавидела обосновавшаяся в Бангкоке элита. ПНВ была сформирована потому, что партия Тай Рак Тай была объявлена вне закона во время отставки Таксина.

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