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Metropolitan police chief promises not to use teargases against protesters Tuesday

Metropolitan Police Bureau Commissioner Pol Lt Gen Khamronvit Thupkrajang promised Tuesday that police guarding his bureau would no longer fire teargases to fend off protesters.

He said he would allow the protesters to reach the bureau.

The supreme protest leader, Suthep Thaugsuban, vowed to have protesters "seize" the bureau Tuesday.

Khamronvit said he has not been removed as the commander in charge of forces dealing with the protesters.

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