Thai army chiefs announce coup (22 May)
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Military 'takes control' in Thailand

Thailand's army chief says the military is taking control of government as troops surround the venue of political talks.

Thailand's army chief says the military is taking control of government in a move which appears to confirm a full-blown coup is under way.

Troops surrounded the venue where parties on both sides of Thailand's political divide were meeting for a second round of talks aimed at resolving the country's political crisis.

Jonah Fisher reports from Bangkok.

  • 22 May
  • From the section Asia