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Thaksin, Prayuth divided over BRN's influence

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Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra insists the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) remains influential in the restive region, but his comments have failed to convince the army chief. 

Prayuth: The BRN is far South’s old guard

Thaksin, who engineered the deal signed between the National Security Council (NSC) and the BRN in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, told the mass circulation Thai Rath that only militant groups based in Malaysia and Indonesia are behind the trouble in the southernmost provinces.

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