Ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra has called on all sides to end political malice and said the Yingluck Shinawatra-led government is ready for talks with every group so long as they are based on democratic principles.
He said New Year was a time when people forgive one another, clear their minds of bad thoughts and put an end to retribution.
Thaksin was speaking on Monday at a Skype meeting with local government officials and supporters led by his younger sister and former Pheu Thai MP for Chiang Mai Yaowapa Wongsawat.
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