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Military must choose 'the side of righteousness' say retired officers

A group of retired police and military officers Friday issued a statement, urging the military's top brass to choose "the side of righteousness" and demand the government implement political reforms, before holding elections on February 2.

The group also urged the current commander-in-chief of the armed forces to call for Yingluck Shinawatra's resignation as caretaker prime minister.

The group is led by former Air Force chief ACM Gun Pimarnthip, and former national police chief Pol Gen Pratin Santiprapop.

Also present at the press conference were Sqd Ldr Prasong Soonsiri, a former member of the constitution drafting assembly, and Lt Col Kamol Prachuapmoh, a former member of the National Anti-Corruption Commission.

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