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Myanmar army chief hails Thai coup

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The visiting Myanmar armed forces leader on Friday praised the decision by Thai generals to seize power in the May 22 coup. 

Supreme Commander Gen Tanasak Patimaprakorn (left, in air force uniform) embraces his Myanmar counterpart Gen Min Aung Hlaing at the Supreme Command headquarters on Friday. (Photo by Supreme Command)

Gen Min Aung Hlaing said he had confidence in the Thai armed forces as "they are duty-bound to maintain national security and ensure safety for the public", the Supreme Command quoted him as saying in a press release on his talks with Supreme Commander Gen Tanasak Patimaprakorn.

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