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Thailand's Prayuth aims for bullet trains, election

Thai leader Prayuth Chan-ocha spoke to the Japanese press.

BANGKOK -- Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha ultimately hopes to bring Japan's bullet trains to Thailand and thinks that a general election could be held by year-end, he told reporters Friday.

     Prayuth met with Japanese media outlets here ahead of an official visit to Japan starting Sunday. He is scheduled to hold a summit with his counterpart there, Shinzo Abe, on Monday.

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