Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia could play a ‘vital role’ in mediating the conflict between Thailand’s army and Muslim separatists – but will the junta allow it?

  • Over the past 15 years, a violent conflict in Thailand’s southernmost provinces has claimed more than 7,000 lives
  • But analysts are hopeful that neighbouring Malaysia can help the country achieve a resolution to the war between the insurgents and the army
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
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