July 16 2015
Thailand's defense minister has told the navy to delay its planned purchase of three new submarines from China, reports the Bangkok Post.
Prawit Wongsuwon on Wednesday said the plan would not be on Cabinet's agenda until the navy can "inform and educate itself" about whether the sub purchase is worth it.
"It remains to be seen how suitable and cost-effective the (sought-after) subs could possibly be. That is a subject on which the navy is yet to conduct a thorough study,"...
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