Heiko Maas threatens Thailand's King Rama X. The Foreign Minister speaks of possible consequences for the royal "bustle" in Bavaria.
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn
is regularly in
Heiko Maas (SPD)
now expresses a suspicion and threatens the king with
He probably violated conditions during the
, but the
management of his official business
is a thorn in the side of the ministry on German soil.
Munich - At the
King of Thailand
is no stranger.
Maha Vajiralongkorn, or King Rama X
, has owned a
villa in Tutzing
for a long time
and spends a lot of time in Bavaria.
The "Thai-Kini" is now
in the focus of the German authorities
Heiko Maas (SPD) threatens "Thai King": "Then it will have immediate consequences"
“Of course, I also keep an
the goings-on of the Thai king in Germany,
Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD)
at a press conference.
The behavior of Vajiralongkorn is
“And if there are things there that we perceive to be illegal, then this will
,” Maas continues to threaten.
Specifically, the ministry is currently also dealing
activities of the Thai king
due to the
He is said to have been in Bavaria during the lockdown in the spring.
But it didn’t stop him in his Tutzing villa,
the monarch is said to have also visited
luxury hotel in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
at the time - despite the ban on
at the time
A few days ago, rumors arose that Rama X. had
King of Thailand: Heiko Maas expresses suspicions - does Rama X. regulate his official business from German soil?
The accusation of
is not the main focus of
The Foreign Ministry suspects that the king is
doing his official business while visiting Bavaria
“We have made it clear that politics that affect the country of Thailand
do not have to start from German soil,
” Maas explained in October, “if there are guests in our country who
conduct their state business from our country
, we would always do so want to clearly counteract this. "
Thailand: Protests against the King - "Escape" to Bavaria?
In his own country,
is not a popular ruler.
He is accused of abandoning his people and wasting their money in Bavaria.
Protests against the ruling monarchy have
been raging in Thailand for months
, and arrests have already taken place.
UN human rights officer, Mary Lawlor, is alarmed.
citizens of Thailand are
calling for the abolition of the royal family and, according to information from the German Press Agency, are said to have carried an open
letter to the German embassy in Bangkok
, in which they demand that the federal government should check whether Vajiralongkorn is managing his government affairs from abroad.
Heiko Maas seems to be doing that anyway.