Rahim Noor's appointment as mediator a 'black eye' on the country, says Khairy

Former Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has called ex-IGP Rahim Noor's appointment as a peace talks mediator a 'black eye' on Malaysia. – The Malaysian Insight pic, August 26, 2018.

KHAIRY Jamaluddin today described Rahim Noor’s appointment as a peace talks mediator between Thailand and Muslim rebels in the country as a “black eye” on Malaysia.

The former youth and sports minister said this is in blatant disrespect of Anwar Ibrahim as Rahim was convicted of assaulting the former deputy prime minister during the first sodomy incident.

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  • I guess it's a matter of merit than feelings? If TDM and DSAI can put aside their past to work together for a better Malaysia, this is a small matter.

    Posted 3 years ago by Gerald Lau

  • Besides, after GE14, New Malaysia is more forgiving than ever?..

    Posted 3 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • His appointment and the black eye is two different matters here KJ. The first is referring to his behind the scene dealing during the December 2, 1989 agreement between Malaysia government and CPM in Hat Yai Thailand, while the second is referring to an act of which he has been convicted and serves his time and that you are raising it for political mileage points. On merits his appointment deem fit the bill for these talks.

    Posted 3 years ago by Teruna Kelana