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Surachai cites his illness for missing meeting with acting premier

Acting Senate Speaker Surachai Liengboonlertchai on Monday missed a meeting with the acting premier, citing he is sick.

The meeting with acting prime minister Niwuttamrong Boonsongpaisan is aimed at finding way out to the ongoing political deadlock.

Surachai assigned acting deputy Senate speaker Peerasak Porjit to represent him in the meeting.

Time and venue of the meeting were kept confidential to prevent anti-government protesters from disrupting the meeting.

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