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70 to be invited to join in election talks

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The government will invite about 70 people representing all stakeholders to a meeting tomorrow to discuss the Election Commission's request the government consider postponing the general election now set for Feb 2, caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanchana said on Tuesday. 

He said the meeting would take opinions from all sides present, and hear the EC's reasons for making the proposal.

"Having received the EC's proposal, we want to hear its reasons.  There must first be an exchange of opinions of all concerned," Mr Pongthep said.

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