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PM: 'Malaysian Malaysia' might spell end of the Malay Regiment

Zikri Kamarulzaman  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Malaysia's police and troops may be out of jobs if the wrong leadership takes control of the country, warned Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak.

In particular, Najib cautioned that the wrong leadership may even choose to disband the Royal Malay Regiment, the oldest and most fearsome unit of the army's infantry regiments.

"What if those with hidden intentions, those that don't understand the country's history, what if they propose the disbandment of the Royal Malay Regiment because it is not in line with the Malaysian Malaysia concept, what are the implications to our country?"

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