Embattled Thai PM Easily Survives No Confidence Vote

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra easily survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Thursday as the nation is swept by massive anti-government protests.

Yingluck won 297 votes, with 134 votes against her. She required 246 of the 492 votes in the lower house to prevail in the no-confidence vote.

Meanwhile, thousands of demonstrators rallied outside four Thai government ministries, a major state office complex and 24 provincial halls as opposition protests gained momentum, RT reported.

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