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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reads out his government's policy at the Parliament in Bangkok

Thai election pushed back to 2016: deputy PM

Reuters BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai general election planned for next year will be delayed until 2016, a deputy prime minister said on Thursday, pushing back the promised return to democracy. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a military coup in May, had previously hinted at a delay to polls promised for late 2015. Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who is also defense minister, said el…

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