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Malaysia defends Muslim summit shunned by Saudi, slammed by OIC

WorldNews Thursday, 19 December 2019
Malaysia defends Muslim summit shunned by Saudi, slammed by OICBy Joseph Sipalan and Rozanna Latiff KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Hosting a summit of Muslim leaders, Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad bemoaned the state of Islam and defended the meeting that has been shunned by Saudi Arabia and criticised for undermining the bigger Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Divisions in the Muslim world were self-evident as only about 20 countries sent leaders, or delegations to the Kuala Lumpur summit, though all 57 members of the OIC had been invited. The Saudi king's refusal to attend, and the late...
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