Mahathir bin Mohamad, former prime minister of Malaysia, said the US is trying to isolate China with a new trade group. Photo: EPA-EFE
Mahathir bin Mohamad, former prime minister of Malaysia, said the US is trying to isolate China with a new trade group. Photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysia

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad says new US-led trade group IPEF intended to ‘isolate China’

  • He was referring to the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework set up by President Joe Biden for the US and Asian countries to work closely together
  • ‘China is a big trading partner for Malaysia, we don’t want to see any tension, any conflict,’ the former prime minister said