The Thai authorities are probing reasons for the Burmese government’s continued closure of the Myawaddy-Tak border crossing, on the Moei River near Mae Sot.

But the border closure by the Burmese authorities is believed to be only a temporary measure.

Interior Ministry spokesperson Panadda Disakul said the Tak governor, the Third Army Region and a Naresuan Task Force in charge of Tak’s border areas are coordinating with the Burmese authorities, following Tuesday’s closure of the Myawaddy border point where trading between traders from both sides of the border had previously been hectic.

Burma is believed to have closed the Myawaddy border in retaliation to the...