Embattled Thai PM Easily Survives No Confidence Vote

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.

Embattled Thai PM Easily Survives No Confidence Vote

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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