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Mat Sabu looks to grease defence deals with palm oil

Zikri Kamarulzaman

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Modified 22 Apr 2019, 3:24 am

Malaysia's battle with the European Union (EU) over palm oil is spilling over into the defence industry, with Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu making it part of his considerations in crafting deals with foreign countries.

Mohamad said negotiations are already being made with China, Russia, and Pakistan, to offset the purchase of defence assets with the sale of palm oil...

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