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Surapong: CMPO can keep order for Feb 2 election

Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said Monday that the Centre for Maintaining Peace and Order will be able to deal with protesters and keep order on the election day Sunday.

Surapong was speaking to reporters after chairing the CMPO meeting. He is the chief advisor the special body, which is in charge of enforcing the emergency decree.

He said if the Election Commission seeks help from the CMPO to keep law and order at polling stations, the body would be able to handle the situation.

"It won't be too tough for us to handle," Surapong said.

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