Minister Cancels Thailand Vacation

Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg has cancelled a family Christmas vacation in Thailand, after advice from the Foreign Ministry.

Following the September military coup in Thailand, the European Union is signalling its displeasure by stopping all official visits to Thailand.

Talking to the newspaper “Aftonbladet”, Foreign Minister Carl Bildt says a visiting minister, even on vacation, could be perceived in Thailand as an official visit.

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