Thai king backs junta leader as premier (3)

IOL 2014.08.25 12:34
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre Bangkok - Thai military leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was endorsed as prime minister by Thailand's king on Monday, four days after he was elected by his own hand-picked parliament, paving the way for the formation of an interim government. Prayuth was appointed prime minister on Thursday by 191 out of 197 members of the military-dominated national assembly.
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