Govt only seeking China's views on Aukus - Hishammuddin

The government's move to get in touch with China on the formation of a new trilateral security pact comprising the United States, United Kingdom and Australia (Aukus), is merely to get the country’s stand on the issue.

Refuting allegations from the opposition that Malaysia was ‘receiving instructions’ from China, Senior Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said it was not wrong for Malaysia to find out China’s views and its possible response over the matter.

"I see that the statement (opposition's claim) is baseless... 

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