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BANGKOK, November 27. /ITAR-TASS/. The government of Thailand is ready to come to the negotiating table with the oppositionists and urges them to lift the blockade of state agencies’ buildings. The country’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra stated this on Wednesday.
Employees of the Department of Special Investigations of Thailand on Wednesday were evacuated from the department’s building in Bangkok after the opposition surrounded it. Several thousand protesters also threw a cordon around adjacent buildings of Ministries of Industry, Trade and Labor. The main wave of protests has moved from the historic center of Bangkok to the neighborhood called Chaengwattana where is located the government institutions’ complex.In Thailand, a number of ministries that are blocked from the beginning of the week because of the opposition’s protests, forced to look for temporary offices for their employees to continue working. As the Minister of Transport Chadchart Sitthipant said on Wednesday, key employees of his department will continue to work away from their usual working environment. According to the minister, the specialists are monitoring the situation in all means of transport, the work of whichthe demonstrators are also intending to paralyze. The building of the Ministry of Finance of Thailand remains partially captured by the opposition since November 25 , but some agencies continue to operate. Interior Ministry officials today do not come to work, because on the eve the demonstrators unblocked the agency on a condition that the ministry would go on a perpetual vacation. The ministry of Internal Affairs in Thailand has no control over the police, and directs the executive authorities.
As reported by Thai media, some of the ministries and other state agencies or declared holiday for its employees, or tried to move them to new offices.