Group whacked over log claims


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  • Saturday, 14 Feb 2004

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is unhappy that a foreign-based environmental group has chosen to use an international conference here to accuse the country of being a hub for the smuggling of endangered wood from Indonesia. 

Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik said the allegation was “grossly exaggerated and unjustifiably misleading” and the timing showed that the group had bad intentions. 

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