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Thaksin-linked party open to any anti-junta coalition

Pheu Thai de facto leader Sudarat pledges to revive support for farmers

Sudarat Keyuraphan is likely to be the Pheu Thai Party's main candidate for prime minister in general elections on March 24. (Photo by Hiroshi Kotani)

BANGKOK -- The de facto leader of Thailand's main opposition Pheu Thai Party has pledged to join forces with all groups that stand against the ruling junta in the country's long-awaited general election on March 24.

"We will not support the National Council for Peace and Order to remain in power," said Sudarat Keyuraphan in an exclusive interview with Nikkei Asian Review. The NCPO is the military junta that has ruled Thailand since 2014.

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