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Harapan leaders defend Dr M's 'consistent' position on Kashmir

Ramieza Wahid

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Bersatu chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad's coalition partners PKR and Amanah have come to the prime minister's defence over his statement on Kashmir which has caused anger in India with threats of a trade boycott.

PKR president Anwar Ibrahim said Mahathir's statement was representative of what some Malaysians think, but stressed that the fallout needs to be dealt with properly.

"They probably represented the sentiment of some in the country, but I think we need to resolve amicably because it is important for our economy," he told journalists...

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