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Prayuth calls for anti-insurgent fence along Malaysian frontier

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Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has proposed the construction of a fence along the entire Thai-Malaysian border to deter southern insurgents from moving freely across the frontier. 

Gen Prayuth said Monday he had raised the proposal at a meeting with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sunday.

"I proposed that building a border fence could be possible as we have no territorial disputes there, and the premier agreed with the idea," Gen Prayuth said.

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