Malaysian envoy’s meet with Myanmar junta minister sparks criticism


A meeting between Malaysian ambassador to Myanmar Zahairi Baharim and the junta’s Electricity and Energy Minister Aung Than Oo conflicts with stand made by regional leaders, say critics. – Pic from Twitter, April 8, 2021.

A PHOTO showing Malaysia’s ambassador to Myanmar meeting with a minister from the military government has sparked online criticism and claims that Putrajaya recognises “terrorists”.

Political commentator and researcher on Malaysian politics, Dr Bridget Welsh said photos of the meeting showed Putrajaya’s endorsement of a “government engaged in crimes against humanity”.


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