Malaysia moves to counter Sulu heirs’ bid to seize assets in Netherlands


Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says while Malaysia respects and is proud to be a member of the New York Convention, it will not tolerate or bow to any quarters who manipulate and abuse the system for personal gain. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 30, 2022.

MALAYSIA will take legal action in the Netherlands to set aside and prevent any attempt by the heirs of the Sulu sultanate to enforce a US$15 billion (RM69.6 billion) arbitration award against the country, Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said.

In a statement today, the de facto law minister said while Malaysia respects and is proud to be a member of the New York Convention, it will not tolerate or bow to any quarters who manipulate and abuse the system for personal gain.


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