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Government presses army on Suthep

Pheu Thai, UDD urge PDRC ‘treason’ rebuke

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Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and government supporters have called on the army to respond to plans by anti-government protesters to "reclaim sovereign power". 

Parading the cannons: Soldiers parade past an ancient cannon at the Defence Ministry during a ceremony to mark Tuesday's 127th anniversary of the ministry’s founding. Caretaker Prime Minister and Defence Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as well as the armed forces commanders attended. (Photo by Pattarachai Preechapanich)

Suthep Thaugsuban, self-appointed leader of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), declared on Saturday that "the people" would regain sovereign power and he would personally seek endorsement from His Majesty the King for a new prime minister.

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