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Pheu Thai raps Prem plan as a 'coup'

Mediation proposal 'breaches charter'

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Calls by a group of retired officials for the Privy Council president to mediate political crisis talks are tantamount to trying to stage a coup, a representative for the Pheu Thai Party's legal team has warned. 

Panas Tassaneeyanont said no provision exists in the constitution to permit such an intermediary role.

"Old soldiers" have appealed to Privy Council president Prem Tinsulanonda, seen at a ceremony last week with Privy Councillor Surayud Chulanont (left) and army commander Prayuth Chan-ocha, to step into the political crisis with proactive steps. (Photo by Pornprom Satrabhaya)

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