Mahathir says China will sympathize with Malaysia’s problems

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (L) shakes hands with China's Premier Li Keqiang at the end of a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, August, 20, 2018. How Hwee Young/Pool via REUTERS

BEIJING (Reuters) – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday he believed China would sympathize with his country’s “internal fiscal problems” as he seeks to renegotiate, or possibly cancel, more than $20 billion in Chinese-funded projects. Mahathir said after meeting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing he did not believe in confrontation with any […]

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