Thai Army Chief Declares Himself PM As Former Leaders Submit

May 23, 2014 12:52 PM
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A day after launching a coup, Thailand's military on Friday summoned key politicians to army offices, including the previous caretaker prime minister and former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The army chief, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, meanwhile declared himself the acting prime minister. VOA correspondent Steve Herman reports from Bangkok.