Anwar discusses local and foreign issues with PM

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 28 May 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim held a meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya to discuss urgent matters concerning local and foreign issues.“(I) met with Tun Dr Mahathir. I referred to the fear of the PKR in the Central Leadership Council Meeting on the threat posed by the United States against the Iranian leadership.

“The government needs to issue a strong stand by rejecting any provocation on all Muslim countries,” he said in a statement.

It was reported that US president Donald Trump has warned that Iran would be destroyed if Teheran attacked any of Washington’s interest.

The warning by Trump was issued following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil assets last week and the rocket attacks on the Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, where many government buildings and embassies were located.

Anwar also said he had informed the Prime Minister that he would be performing the umrah with Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Dr Wan Azizah will also be attending the 14th Summit Meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on May 31.

According to the statement, current political developments were also touched on during the meeting of the two leaders. — Bernama

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