With Yingluck as defence minister situation in far South will improve, says army chief Prayuth | Bangkok Post: news

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Prayuth has confidence in Yingluck

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The situation in the far South should improve following Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's decision to concurrently hold the post of defence minister, national army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Wednesday. 

Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, left, and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (File photo)

"The decision [to take on the defence portfolio] lies with the prime minister and the government. We subordinates must respect the decision made by our superiors.

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