UN invited Israel to KL conference, says Anifah

Foreign Minister Anifah Aman says Israel was invited to participate at the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur by the United Nations, and Malaysia's position on the Jewish state remains unchanged. – EPA pic, February 15, 2018.

THE United Nations invited Israel for the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur as it is a global event, not Malaysia, Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said today. 

Anifah said the UN through its agency UN-Habitat, which organised the forum from February 7 until yesterday, had issued the invitation to Israel.

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  • The Najib administration could have protested the UN invitation and refused the Israelis entry. And as it did not even sign the letter, how were the diplomats let in? Can the UN simply approve the entry? Of course, you guys allowed it. This was an opportunity for Najib to show the rest of the world that he is indeed a moderate albeit a fake one. It was to look good in their eyes. Being election year, he will milk every chance to gain brownie points.

    Posted 3 years ago by Chris Sav

  • What an excuse is this UN invitation and Msia has no control. That Games in Langkawi was the same but they get a BAN. Come on....Anifah, you could have cooked a better reason for this and not balme UN. If its a BAN, no matter who had send in the invitation, if it's in Msia and we impose a BAN, then ban them....its as simple as that unless you have ultirior motives in KauTauing to UN. LOL

    Posted 3 years ago by Crishan Veera

  • Stupid answer..

    Posted 3 years ago by Ali Along