Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has made clear the army's stance amid rising political tension by demanding that all sides not drag soldiers into disputes between protesters and the government.
Protesters cheer after entering the army compound on Friday to press for the military's support for the anti-government campaign. (Photo by Panumas Sanguanwong)
The army chief also urged a quick and peaceful solution to the crisis and said the army was ready to protect people if violence looms.
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