Thai rivals explain their positions
Spokesmen for Thai government and protesters speak to Al Jazeera.
Last Modified: 18 May 2010 05:42 GMT

Panitan Wattanayagorn, a spokesman for the Thai government, tells Al Jazeera what security forces are trying to achieve in Bangkok.

Sean Boonpracong, a spokesman for the red shirt protesters, explains why the anti-government movement has asked the United Nations to get involved.

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