KUALA LUMUR - The president of Malaysia's largest ruling party, Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday (July 18) downplayed the war of words between him and his deputy Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
Mr Anwar had suggested on Wednesday that Mr Azmin should resign from his post as Economic Affairs Minister if he was conclusively identified as one of the two men in a gay sex video. On Monday, he had said that the public needed to know if the video clips were genuine. His comments prompted a response from Mr Azmin who said that Mr Anwar should "look at the man in the mirror" and reflect on his own actions.
Appearing cheerful at a press conference in Parliament on Thursday, Mr Anwar said Mr Azmin probably did not fully comprehend his remarks as reported by the media.
"Azmin (probably) said that without reading the full statement (that I made).