‘Elder brother’ is a personal term referring to my Chinese counterpart, not China, says Hisham

Published on 3 Apr 2021 8:54:46 PM

Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein clarified on Saturday (April 3) that he used the term “elder brother” to refer to his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi personally, and it’s not a reference to describe China.

Earlier, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim had criticised the minister’s usage of the term, which he said described China as a “big brother” to Malaysia.

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