Piromya in New York, 2009
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
20 December 2008 – 9 August 2011
|Prime Minister||Abhisit Vejjajiva|
|Preceded by||Sompong Amornwiwat|
|Succeeded by||Surapong Tovichakchaikul|
|Born||15 December 1944|
|Political party||Democrat Party|
|Alma mater||International Institute of Social Studies |
Kasit Piromya (Thai: กษิต ภิรมย์; RTGS: Kasit Phirom; born 15 December 1944 in Thonburi) is a Thai diplomat, Democrat Party politician, and former People's Alliance for Democracy ("Yellow Shirts") activist. He was Foreign Minister of Thailand under Abhisit Vejjajiva from 2008 to 2011.
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. 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.
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