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Thai Military Reshuffle Gains Attention

The annual military reshuffle in Thailand is drawing attention as top leaders of the three armed forces and the chief of the Thai defense forces are scheduled for mandatory retirement at the end of September. This year, the reshuffle will not be sent to the cabinet for approval. Instead, it will be considered under the 2008 Defense Ministry Administration Act. A sevenmember panel, chaired by Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayut Chanocha, will review the list before submitting it for royal approval.

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