Saying that the diplomatic channel was the best platform to resolve the problem, she added that the two countries should respect each other as neighbours and strategic partners within Asean.
"I am confident we can resolve the issue as neighbours and not resort to sentiments that make each other uneasy," she said in an interview.
Siw Chun was commenting on reports that Thailand was angry with the Kelantan government for accusing it of being high-handed in tackling the unrest in southern Thailand.
The Thai side is even considering reducing border-crossing operational times here.
Kelantan Mentri Besar Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat said the idea of reducing border operating times did not make sense.
Nik Abdul Aziz said Kelantan and southern Thai provinces like Narathiwat were enjoying the benefits of brisk cross-border trade and tourism.
"Kelantan has become a market for Thai goods and Thais want to buy some of our goods which are cheaper here," he said. - The Star