Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Thailand

As Covid-19 case hits Blinken trip, Myanmar may offer path for closer US-Thailand ties

  • While Thailand is the US’ oldest treaty ally in Asia, ties between both have been rocky since the coup in 2014, after which Bangkok has grown closer to Beijing
  • But analysts said there were still avenues of US-Thai cooperation on regional issues, including securing the border and working to pressure Myanmar’s junta

Topic |   Thailand
Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
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