Thai Prime Minister Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva Visits Koh Samet Oil Spill Site

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Ex-Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva talks to members of a team who have been tasked with the clean up of an oil spill that washed up on Koh Samed, an island in the south of Thailand with relies mainly on tourism for income, on August 2, 2013 in Koh Samed, Thailand. An oil leak from a pipeline run by the Thai oil company PTT spilt more than 50 000 litres of oil into the Gulf of Thailand. It is still unclear the extent of the damage caused to marine life, local fishermen and tourism on August 2, 2013 in Koh Samed, Thailand.
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