Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit. Photo: AFP Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit. Photo: AFP
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit. Photo: AFP

Malaysia

‘Muslims caused fear of Islam’: Mahathir Mohamad opens Kuala Lumpur Summit, amid Saudi disgruntlement

  • ‘We may claim to be performing jihad but the result is more oppression of Muslims everywhere,’ Malaysian leader tells meeting of Islamic countries
  • Event has raised Saudi hackles over fears it will undermine the influence of Riyadh-dominated Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit. Photo: AFP Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit. Photo: AFP
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit. Photo: AFP
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