Your enemy is our enemy too, Najib tells Trump

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Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has reaffirmed that Malaysia and the United States share a common battle against religious extremists linked to terror attacks launched in the name of Islam.

In an opinion piece published by The Hill, a US-daily newspaper covering its Congress and local politics, Najib said shared efforts between Malaysia and US against violent extremism is the best example of its long-standing relationship.

"There has, so far, been only one successful Daesh-linked attack in Malaysia (and, thankfully, no fatalities), but that has not been for want of trying.

"Your enemy - those who blaspheme against the religion of a majority of Malaysians by claiming their terrorism is Islamic - is our enemy, too," said Najib, who is slated to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington later today...

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