Malaysia’s foreign minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in April. Photo: Xinhua
Malaysia’s foreign minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in April. Photo: Xinhua
Malaysia

Aukus fallout: Malaysia plans China consultations as anxiety simmers over defence pact

  • Defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein also urged Australia to hold discussions about the trilateral agreement across Southeast Asia to allay concerns about it
  • Elder statesman Mahathir Mohamad, meanwhile, says the defence partnership has escalated the risk of armed conflict in the region

Malaysia’s foreign minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in April. Photo: Xinhua
Malaysia’s foreign minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in April. Photo: Xinhua
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