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Negotiations with Cambodia hit roadblock

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The government said Saturday it was not easy trying to secure the early release of Thai Patriots Network leader Veera Somkwamkid from a Cambodian jail through a prisoner exchange scheme. 

"The government will explore all possible approaches and choose the appropriate one to secure his freedom," Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said.

He said Veera would have to complete two-thirds of his prison term to be eligible to apply for a royal pardon under Cambodian law.

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