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Prayuth 'may take defence post'

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PM in waiting Prayuth Chan-cha may double as defence minister in the new cabinet while all his deputies at the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) may also take dual roles as deputy premiers and ministers. 

Gen Prayuth is said to be working on the list of cabinet members, according to a Matichon Online report.

The NCPO chief has four deputies. Supreme commander Gen Tanasak Patimapragorn, the deputy for security, is tipped to become deputy PM for security and foreign affairs minister. Naval chief Adm Narong Pipattanasai, the deputy for social and psychological affairs, may serve as deputy PM for socio-psychological affairs and education minister.

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