Published on July 7, 2007
Thaksin took the message calmly, he said, which made Somkid believe Thaksin would in fact quit.
Somkid said he would indeed have resigned also, adding that such a decision on Thaksin's part could have ended the crisis.
However, things turned out differently after they left the room, he said. Somkid said it was possible Thaksin had not trusted him because the then premier had been told that Somkid wanted to succeed him in the job, which had not been true.