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Thai army chief calls meeting of multiple political sides

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-05-21 09:03

BANGKOK - Thai army chief Gen. Prayuth Chan- ocha on Wednesday called a meeting of representatives from various parties involved in the country's protracted political crisis.

The meeting to be attended by representatives from the Pheu Thai Party, Democrat Party, the pro-government United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship, or "red shirts," and anti- government People's Democratic Reform Committee is scheduled at 1: 30 pm local time.

Prayuth vowed to broker talks between opposing political sides after declaring martial rule in the country on Tuesday.

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