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Malaysia signs MoU with Australia on border and security issues

Malaysia signs MoU with Australia on border and security issues

December 19, 2014

LANGKAWI, Dec 19 — Malaysia and Australia will have broader cooperation in terms of security and border issues, especially in combating human trafficking and serious organised crime. Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said both countries were enjoying excellent relations and collaboration, but Malaysia and Australia could collaborate in more areas for the benefit of both countries. He said he had discussed several issues with Australia’s Immigration and Border Protection... Read more

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