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PM Srettha Thavisin Urges Vigilance Following Moscow Attack: No Thais Harmed but Concerns Rise

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In a recent, rather somber conversation with the press at the bustling Wing 6 of Don Mueang airport, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin touched on a topic that’s as chilling as it is urgent—the devastating attacks that unfolded in Moscow, casting a long, dark shadow over the city’s heartbeat. In a setting far removed from the tranquility one might hope for on a Saturday, the gravity of Mr. Srettha’s words could not be understated.

Amid the grim news that emerged from a concert hall in Russia—a scene where the joy of music turned into despair, with dozens losing their lives in an attack that shook the foundations of peace—Prime Minister Srettha brought a glimmer of relief, at least for the Thai community. It was confirmed that, thankfully, no Thai nationals were among the injured in the terrifying ordeal. This, however, did not diminish his profound concern for the safety of Thais residing in the pulsing heart of Moscow.

The ordeal that unfolded at Crocus City Hall, located in the tranquil outskirts of Moscow, transformed into a scene straight out of a nightmare. On Friday, more than 60 lives were tragically cut short, and at least 145 individuals were left grappling with injuries, as gunmen donned in fatigues wreaked havoc. What was supposed to be an evening of musical reverie swiftly spiraled into chaos—with explosions and a fire compounding the horror, as reported by the Tass news agency, citing the meticulous investigations of Russia’s Investigation Committee.

The intensive scrutiny by Russian federal authorities, suspecting terrorism, seemed an inevitable response, especially with whispers of the Islamic State militants claiming responsibility for the attack. Such startling developments have inevitably drawn global attention, shining a spotlight on the pressing issue of violence propelled by illegal firearms—a concern that Prime Minister Srettha did not shy away from addressing.

With the astuteness of a leader all too aware of the perils lurking within the shadows of unregulated arms, Mr. Srettha voiced a stark warning regarding the dangers posed by firearms, particularly those unaccounted for in the legal register. He took the opportunity to stress the vital importance of local police taking a more assertive stance against the menace of illegal firearms possession, an issue that strikes at the very heart of public safety.

In these trying times, the Thai Embassy in Moscow has emerged as a beacon of guidance and support for Thais navigating the treacherous currents of a city under the cloud of a recent tragedy. Through social media, the embassy extends a comforting hand, urging Thais in Russia to stay vigilant, adhere to local advisories, and remain connected to a community bound by shared concern and mutual support. Importantly, the embassy has set up a lifeline, an emergency phone number (+7 916 9392155), offering a semblance of solace amidst the uncertainty.

As the dust begins to settle and the world watches on, the story of a concert turned calamity in a suburb of Moscow serves as a grim reminder of the fragility of peace and the enduring spirit of communities, near and far, in the face of adversity. Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin’s message, delivered from the corridors of Don Mueang airport, is one of vigilance, resilience, and an unwavering commitment to the welfare of Thais, wherever they may find themselves in this vast, unpredictable world.


  1. FrankieJ March 23, 2024

    While I appreciate the PM’s concern for Thai nationals, why aren’t we addressing the bigger issue here? Terrorism is a global problem and needs more than just vigilant embassies.

    • PeaceLover101 March 23, 2024

      Exactly, but what can actually be done? It’s not just a matter of policing illegal firearms. It’s an ideology battle too.

      • RealistRay March 23, 2024

        True, but tighter security and intelligence sharing between countries could be a start. Also, education to combat the spread of radical ideologies.

    • FrankieJ March 23, 2024

      I agree with some of your points. Education is key, but so is action. We can’t just sit back and wait for the next attack.

  2. GlobalThinker March 23, 2024

    Is focusing on the Thai community’s safety a bit too narrow? The issue at hand affects everyone, regardless of nationality. We should be talking about global counter-terrorism efforts.

    • LocalFirst March 23, 2024

      While global efforts are important, a PM’s first responsibility is to his own citizens. Ensuring their safety abroad is paramount.

      • WanderlustWendy March 23, 2024

        Agreed; however, in today’s interconnected world, thinking locally isn’t enough. Global issues require global solutions.

  3. ConcernedCitizen March 23, 2024

    The psychological impact of these attacks can’t be underestimated. People’s sense of security is shattered. How do we restore that?

    • MindfulMeditator March 23, 2024

      Community support and dialogue are crucial. Healing begins with understanding and coming together, not just increased security measures.

    • SecuritySteve March 23, 2024

      Increased security is exactly what’s needed. People feel safer when they see measures being taken to protect them.

  4. TechGuru89 March 23, 2024

    Could tech be the answer? Think drones, AI monitoring… there are so many ways we can beef up security without infringing on personal freedoms too much.

    • PrivacyPete March 23, 2024

      Infringing on personal freedoms ‘too much’? Any infringement is a step too far. We can’t sacrifice our rights for the illusion of safety.

  5. HistoryBuff March 23, 2024

    This isn’t the first time we’ve seen such attacks, and sadly, it won’t be the last. Each time, we say we’ll learn, we’ll prevent the next one, yet here we are.

  6. NataliaK March 23, 2024

    As someone living in Moscow, the atmosphere is tense but united. The community support here is incredible. It’s not just about tightening security; it’s about the community coming together.

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