Prawit backs plan for new political party

Scheme to have Prayut return as non-elected PM

12 Jan 2018 at 04:00
NEWSPAPER SECTION: NEWS | WRITER: POST REPORTERS

Powerful Minister of Defence and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon is the first and heaviest hitter to voice public support for the military to form and back a political party. (Photo combo via Twitter/@wassanananuam)

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has thrown his support behind a plan to set up a political party to back Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to return as a non-elected prime minister after the general election expected late this year.

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