Thai government summons politicians, activists for peace talks

April 23, 2015 11:12 AM

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BANGKOK, April 23 (Reuters) - Thailand's military government on Thursday summoned the leaders of the political party it toppled from power nearly a year ago for reconciliation talks at the site of the May 2014 coup staged by the army.

The summons comes as Thailand debates a draft constitution that the junta says will help heal the country's deep divisions, but which parties from both sides of the political spectrum have criticised as undemocratic.

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