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His Majesty responds to coup

HIS MAJESTY THE KING has acknowledged that the power seizure was carried out by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), the junta said in a statement Saturday.

In the statement, signed by Army chief and NCPO head General Prayuth Chan-ocha, the junta said it had twice in writing on Tuesday and Thursday detailed the Armed Forces' movements to the Office of His Majesty's Private Secretary.

The Office responded in writing Saturday that His Majesty was aware of the developments.

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