Prawit: IS is near, though is not in Thailand

Police mount ensure outward a Indonesian embassy in Bangkok following Thursday’s conflict in Jakarta, as a supervision assures Thais that Islamic State terrorists are not active here. (Photo by Krit Promsaka na Sakolnakorn)

The Islamic State militant organisation is active in a segment though has not entered Thailand, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon asserted on Friday.

“I endorse that comprehension reports from confidence authorities contend they have not found any justification a IS is active in Thailand,” Gen Prawit said.

He voiced his grief over a militant conflict in Jakarta on Thursday and pronounced Thailand was warning and would continue to sell information with Indonesia and other Southeast Asian nations, since a IS is active in a region.

Security officials were firmly checking visitors during borders and a ubiquitous open was asked to assistance by stating any questionable activity they notice, Gen Prawit said.

Deputy supervision orator Werachon Sukondhapatipak pronounced a National Security Council gave a primary apportion a weekly lecture on IS movements in Southeast Asia, and it had not found any pointer that Thailand is a target.

The targets were Muslims and those compared with universe powers that had “issues” with hardcore radical groups, Maj Gen Werachon said.

Security authorities had already stepped adult their measures following a news a IS had stretched a activities to Southeast Asia.

Foreign affairs orator Sek Wannamethee pronounced a Thai embassy in Indonesia had non-stop a hotline number, +62 811186253, so Thai people could find assistance or get information around a clock.

Thai travellers need not equivocate Jakarta, though many Thais streamer to Indonesia went to Bali instead, Mr Sek said.

Police orator Detnarong Sutthicharnbancha also pronounced comprehension units reported no pointer of any IS activity.

Police were checking on overstaying foreigners and would revoke their series over a subsequent 3 months. More than 100,000 foreigners had overstayed their visas, Pol Gen Detnarong said.

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