Protesters Force Thailand To Cancel ASEAN Summit

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Thailand has declared a state of emergency in the town of Pattaya, where more than 1,000 anti-government protesters crashed through a high-profile meeting of Asian leaders. The political unrest has caused officials to cancel the summit, and leaders have been evacuated from Pattaya by helicopter. The protesters, meanwhile, are declaring victory.

Host Scott Simon speaks with NPR's Michael Sullivan in Bangkok.



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