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Prayuth vows to help new security head

Rejig 'won't affect' deep South operations

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  • Writer: Wassana Nanuam & Patsara Jikkham
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The removal of Gen Yutthasak Sasiprapa from his role as deputy prime minister in charge of national security will not affect operations against insurgents in the deep South, army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha says. 

Gen Prayuth said yesterday that he would welcome "anybody", including Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, taking over if it could help bring an end to the southern violence.

Adequate mechanisms are already in place to fight militants, he added.

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