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The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Wednesday morning briefed foreign military attaches in Thailand on the reasons the military felt it had to take over the country's administration on May 22, in the hope they will help explain the situation in their home countries, Col Veerachon Sukonthapatipak said. 

Col Veerachon, an NCPO spokesman, said military attaches of 22 countries were invited to attend today's session, but only those from 18 countries turned up -- Australia, Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, Vietnam and South Korea.

The attaches of Cambodia, Laos, Spain and Kuwait said they had other engagements and could not attend.

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