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Sukumpol: No transfer of army chief

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Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat on Sunday denied a rumour that army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha would be transferred, saying the government and the armed forces still enjoy strong ties. 

He said now was not the time to talk about a reshuffle.

"The rumour is nonsensical. The relationship between the government and the armed forces is still good," ACM Sukumpol said.

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