Press Releases

                6 September 2004

    Secretary-General Warmly Welcomes Release of Malaysia’s 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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