Malaysia’s Colossal Foreign Policy Gaffe
Enhancing relations with Russia is both reckless & inappropriate
By: Dennis Ignatius
Recent statements by the Malaysian ambassador in Moscow, Bala Chandran Tharman, have left foreign missions in Kuala Lumpur wondering about the direction of foreign policy under the stewardship of Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.
In reports that received widespread international coverage, the ambassador was quoted as saying that Mal…