Malaysia's interim premier Mahathir Mohamad will not be nominated by his party, Bersatu, to be the eighth PM. Photo: Xinhua

Mahathir’s party won’t back him as Prime Minister; Malaysian king rejects plan for parliament vote to break political impasse

  • Bersatu said it would support party president Muhyiddin Yassin’s candidacy to be Malaysia’s eighth Prime Minister
  • A statement from the palace said the king would continue to speak to lawmakers about their preferred candidate for the premiership
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Malaysia's interim premier Mahathir Mohamad will not be nominated by his party, Bersatu, to be the eighth PM. Photo: Xinhua
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