Malaysia's opposition parties locked in accusations of betrayal

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has accused allies of conspiring behind his back.
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has accused allies of conspiring behind his back.PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

KUALA LUMPUR - Allies of Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim shot back on Monday (June 29) at his accusations of conspiring behind his back, openly attacking his dalliances with a key engineer of defections that brought down the Mahathir Mohamad government in February.

The joint statement by Pakatan Harapan (PH) members Parti Amanah Negara and the Democratic Action Party (DAP) insisting "there should be no deal or attempt to form any deal with Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin, the chief conspirator of the Sheraton coup" is the latest broadside in a month-long tumult among the opposition parties.

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