6 September 2004
Secretary-General Warmly Welcomes Release of Malaysias Former Deputy Prime Minister
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General warmly welcomes the decision of the Malaysian Federal Court to release Mr. Anwar Ibrahim, former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, from jail. He hopes that Mr. Anwar will recover his health soon by receiving long-awaited medical treatment.
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