Kasit Piromya

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Kasit Piromya in 2009

Kasit Piromya (born 15 December 1944 in Thonburi) is a Thai diplomat, Democrat Party politician, and former People's Alliance for Democracy ("Yellow Shirts") activist.[1] He was Foreign Minister of Thailand under Abhisit Vejjajiva from 2008 to 2011.[2]

He has served as the ambassador to the Soviet Union and Mongolia, Russia and the former Soviet republics, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, Germany, Japan, and the United States.[3] Most recently he has appeared on government opposition channels to denounce the current government as well as to denounce the US for interfering in Thai affairs.


  1. ^ Horn, Robert (7 February 2011), "Thailand and Cambodia's Battle for an Ancient Temple", TIME 
  2. ^ Government of Australia (May 2011). "Visit to Thailand". Office of the Foreign Minister. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  3. ^ "H.E. Ambassador Kasit Piromya". U.S.–Thailand Business Council. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 

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