Pursuant to the Chinese Embassy Spokesperson’s Remarks on the Media Report on the Mekong, which alleges that the media is targeting China based on groundless and inaccurate information and insufficient attention has been paid to the effort of concerned parties, including China and Thailand, to promote cooperation regarding the Mekong’s water resources.
The Thai Mekong People’s Network from Eight Provinces issues this response on the following four points.
1. On Ecological and Environmental Protection of the Mekong River
Our response: The Mekong’s water resources have been shared and used by people since ancient times, subject to the management that ensures justice to all countries and groups of people to equally benefit from nature and our shared resources, including through fishing, navigation, agriculture, water supply, etc.