Dr M says he might discuss MH17 with Putin


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 05 Sep 2019

VLADIVOSTOK (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he would not exclude discussing the MH17 crash with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their meeting later on Thursday (Sept 5), reports Sputnik news agency.

"Well, if the matter is mentioned, then of course," the Prime Minister said during an interview session with Sputnik, when asked if the crash could be discussed.

The two leaders will be meeting on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Russia's Vladivostok later in the day.

To another question, Dr Mahathir said Malaysia would welcome Putin's visit.

"We would certainly welcome President Putin if he were to make a visit to Malaysia.

"It would be a continuation of the dialogue we have been having between me and President Putin in various other forums, ” the Prime Minister said ahead of his meeting with Putin. – Bernama

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