Former Malaysia PM Najib may seek re-election to parliament despite conviction
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has not ruled out seeking re-election to parliament within the next two years, he told Reuters in an interview, undeterred by a corruption conviction that would block him from running. Najib\u0027s graft-tainted party, the United Malays National Organisa
.He is still a member of parliament but the Constitution bars him from contesting elections unless he gets a pardon or a reprieve from the country's monarch.But speaking to Reuters on Saturday (Sep 18), Najib challenged his disqualification saying:"It is subject to interpretation."
"It depends on interpretation in terms of the law, the Constitution and whatever happens in court proceedings," Najib said.Asked if he would contest the next elections due by 2023, he said:"Any politician who would want to play a role would want a seat in parliament."Read more: CNA »
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Wa like that also can ? Upside down politics incredible ... people will still vote for him ? Cockroach hard to die 👍😀 Malaysia’s Donald Trump. lol.
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Malaysian PM, opposition in deal to boost stabilityKuala Lumpur, Malaysia -- Malaysia's new government signed an agreement to cooperate with the opposition Monday in exchange for a promise of reforms, a bid to bring stability after intense political turbulence.
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