Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Photo: Xinhua
Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Photo: Xinhua
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Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein clarifies controversial ‘older brother’ remark during China visit

  • Hishammuddin wrote on Twitter that his remark was directed to his counterpart Wang Yi after he was criticised for appearing subordinate to China
  • Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim demanded Hishamuddin apologise for the remark, claiming it ‘seemingly implies Malaysia is a puppet to a foreign power’

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Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Photo: Xinhua
Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Photo: Xinhua
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