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Army chief rules out troop withdrawals

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Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha insists there will be no easing up in military operations or the enforcement of security laws in the deep South and has instructed security forces to take a more proactive approach to tackle unrest. 

Gen Prayuth yesterday left Bangkok for an inspection trip to Pattani and Yala provinces. Joining him were army chief-of-staff Aksara Kerdphol and other high-ranking officers.

He said effective law enforcement and increased proactive measures were still needed to tackle southern unrest.

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