PUTRAJAYA: The Secretary of State of the United States of America, Antony Blinken expressed his appreciation to the government of Malaysia for assisting two American citizens along with the Malaysians in the process of evacuating them from Sudan.
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Zambry Abd. Kadir said, he had received a telephone call from Blinken on 1st May and that was the first time he spoke with the US Secretary since December 2022.
“The efforts initiated by Malaysia’s representatives led by Wisma Putra had proven that the assistance given regardless of nationalities in the high-risk situation was greatly appreciated.
“Both of us then exchanged opinions on the bilateral cooperation such as trade cooperation and investments, exchange of visits, digital economy, and climate change. We also discussed the regional and international issues of mutual interests,” Zambry said in a statement.
He added both parties agreed to implement the efforts in strengthening Malaysia-US Comprehensive Partnership and hope the relationship between the two countries remains strong and elevated to the highest level in various fields. –Malaysia World News