Press Releases: Release of Anwar Ibrahim

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WASHINGTON DC, US - 14 MARCH 2014: United States Department of State
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Press Statement

Heather Nauert

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

May 16, 2018

The United States welcomes the release from prison and the full pardon of Malaysian political leader Anwar Ibrahim. His conviction and detention raised serious concerns about the rule of law in Malaysia.

We are glad that he has been reunited with his family.

We look forward to working with the new government in Malaysia to further strengthen the U.S.-Malaysia Comprehensive Partnership.

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