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Thaksin and army chief differ over peace move

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Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has weighed into the move to end the southern violence, saying the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) remained influential in the restive region, but his comments have failed to convince the army chief. 

Thaksin Shinawatra (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard)

Thaksin, who engineered the deal signed between the National Security Council (NSC) and the BRN in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, told the mass circulation Thai Rath in its Sunday edition that only militant groups based in Malaysia and Indonesia were behind the trouble in the southernmost provinces.

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