Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat on Thursday rejected a rumour of a movement to topple the government by force, saying that the media should not pay any attention to it.
He said this when asked to comment on a remark by Pheu Thai MP for Samut Prakan Worachai Hema that "the old power clique" was assembling an armed force in the eastern province of Chachoengsao as part of preparations to overthrow the government.
"We have closely followed the news, and believe nobody would do that. Don't make much news out of it," ACM Sukumpol said.
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