Thailand set for peace talks with rebels

Government to hold talks with separatists in country's south to resolve decades-old conflict.

    A number of Thailand’s separatist groups are set to hold peace talks with the government on Thursday.

    More than 5,000 people have been killed in a fight for independence in the country's south since 2004 when the conflict was reignited.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from the southern Thai city of Pattani.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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