The ambassador of Thailand to India has been in India for a little over a year now. In a wide-ranging interview with our deputy editor, Parul Chandra, he says that Thailand has reservations about the Motor Vehicles Agreement being negotiated between his country, Myanmar and India. He also seeks to put New Delhi’s worries about the proposed Kra Canal in Thailand to rest saying “it’s not going to happen”. This is Part I of the interview. Part II to follow.