Don't mortgage our economy for Trump photo-op, Azmin tells Najib

Modified 13 Sep 2017, 9:12 am

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak should not mortgage the country's economic well-being just for a photo opportunity with US President Donald Trump, said Selangor Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali.

He said Najib's move to invest up to US$24 billion (RM100 billion) to help "strengthen the US economy" was beyond comprehension.

"Utterly shocked Najib wants to 'strengthen' the world's largest economy with up to RM 100 billion of Malaysian money. No photo op worth this much," Azmin tweeted.

Najib met with Trump yesterday, in which both men outlined plans for increased Malaysian investments in the US...

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