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Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Varathep Rattanakorn insisted yesterday there was no need for the government to discuss postponing the Feb 2 poll with the Election Commission. 

Mr Varathep was responding to the EC's call for caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to arrange a meeting to discuss deferring the election.

He reiterated that the government did not have the authority to postpone the poll date.

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