Pence agrees with Dr M on identifying root causes of terrorism

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and US vice-president Mike Pence spent a few minutes exchanging notes after the Asean-US summit here on Thursday (Nov 15).

Pence told Dr Mahathir that he agreed with the assertion that to combat terrorism, there was a need to go back to the root causes.

The Asean-US summit is one of the meetings Asean held annually with their dialogue partners, including China, Japan, South Korea and Russia.

Dr Mahathir is in Singapore to attend the 33rd Asean Summit and related summits.


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