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Internal Security Act replacing Emergency Decree: Surapong Tovichakchaikul

Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul

Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul. Photo: Facebook.


BANGKOK, March 17 — The caretaker cabinet, at its weekly meeting tomorrow will revoke the emergency decree and return to use of the Internal Security Act (ISA) to handle the political situation, according to caretaker Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Affairs Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul.

Mr Surapong, chief advisor to the Center for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO), said the agency will ask the cabinet to lift a two-month state of emergency imposed in the capital and its adjacent provinces to handle the anti-government protesters.

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