Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat vows to press ahead with efforts to strip the opposition leader of his military rank.
He believes Abhisit Vejjajiva dodged mandatory conscription and used a falsified document to apply for an army position as a young man.
ACM Sukumpol said the Council of State had sent its opinion on the issue back to the Defence Ministry, but he would not let the matter rest. "The issue needs to be pushed forward to the end. We can't ignore it," he said.
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