Embassy Announcement On The Press Reports Concerning The National Police Spokesman’s Alleged Statement That A Key Bomb Suspect Has Fled To Turkey

Bangkok Büyükelçiliği 15.09.2015

The press has reported that national police spokesman Police Lieutenant General Prawut Thavornsiri stated yesterday that a key suspect in the Erawan Shrine bomb attack has fled to Turkey. In one of the reports it is mentioned that the police spokesman has said “The Turkish Embassy and Thai authorities have been cooperating to gather information about Mr. Ishan.”

Up to now this Embassy has not been contacted by Thai authorities in this respect and we do not have information concerning the investigation.

Today this Embassy delivered a Note Verbale to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, asking whether such a statement was made by the national police spokesman. In the said Note it is mentioned that the official reply of the Kingdom of Thailand will be conveyed to the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.

Evren Dağdelen Akgün Ambassador
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