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Pheu Thai blasts EC poll efforts

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  • Writer: Mongkol Bangprapa & Aekarach Sattaburuth
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The government has accused the Election Commission of not doing enough to prepare for the Feb 2 election, suggesting members may have an ulterior motive for not carrying out their duties. 

Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul yesterday attacked the EC for its decision to ask the government to issue a royal decree to reschedule the elections because of the political crisis.

He reiterated that the government could not postpone the poll as there was no law that would allow it to do so.

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