King of Malaysia to appoint prime minister on 3rd day of post-election political crisis
[Kuala Lumpur 22nd Reuters] - Malaysia's King Abdullah stated on the 22nd that the next prime minister will be appointed soon, but did not disclose the timing of the decision. The political crisis after the election, when there was no political coalition that obtained a single majority, has entered its third day. The king had asked all political parties to put together a coalition necessary for a majority by 2:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. Japan time) toda…
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Spotlight on Malaysia’s king to resolve election stalemate
Malaysia’s king has failed to reach a decision on whom to pick as prime minister after meeting the leaders of two rival blocs, and summoned lawmakers from a political bloc that has held out its support
Spotlight on Malaysia's king to resolve election stalemate
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