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Mahathir confirms asking Muhyiddin to drop LTTE from terror list

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Modified 3 Sep 2020, 8:08 am

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed writing a letter to then-home minister Muhyiddin Yassin asking for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to no longer be classified as a terrorist group.

However, he denied that the letter, which surfaced over the weekend, meant he supported the LTTE.

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