Muslim Political Bloc’s New Party Open to Backing Prayuth

A mosque in Min Buri

A mosque in Min Buri District, Bangkok. Photo: mohigan.

BANGKOK — A new party led by a Muslim politician said it is open to supporting the return of junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha after elections slated for next year.

The Prachachart Party, led by a 74-year-old founder of a southern bloc of Muslim politicians, broke from the Pheu Thai Party earlier this year and hinted they may launch a party. Today they followed through by announcing they will register it with the Election Commission on Wednesday.

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By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Khaosod English

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