Military will not step in to control anti-government protesters: Sukampol

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BANGKOK, 2 November 2012 (NNT) – Defense Minister Sukampol Suwannathat remarked yesterday that the government will not need to seek help from the military to maintain peace at the anti-government rally of the Pitak Siam, or Protect Siam, group, voicing assurance police will be able to handle the gathering.

The minister said he spoke to police chief General Adul Saengsingkaew about the matter when the Pitak Siam, led by General Boonlert Kaewprasit, held its first rally last Sunday.

At the rally last weekend, the group announced that it would hold another protest against the current government and might gather in front of her office.

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