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Yingluck: I am the real prime minister

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday brushed aside a report in the New York Times that during her year-and-a-half in office most of the important political decisions were made via Skype from overseas by her elder brother and former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)

Ms Yingluck insisted she is the real prime minister, that she runs the administration of the country and that policy-level decisions are made by the cabinet under her leadership, when asked by reporters to comment on the New York Times report.

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