Malaysia’s Muhyiddin declines king’s request to cooperate with Anwar on unity govt

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Malaysia’s former prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin said he declined a request from the country’s king to form a unity government with opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.

Anwar and ex-premier Muhyiddin Yassin both met with King Al-Sultan Abdullah on Tuesday after neither were able to secure enough seats for a parliamentary majority, leaving it up to the monarch to decide on a PM appointment.

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Anwar and ex-premier Muhyiddin Yassin both met with King Al-Sultan Abdullah after the incumbent ruling coalition decided it would form the opposition, leaving it up to the monarch to decide on a PM appointment.

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