The claims against Azmin surfaced when several videos were widely shared with Malaysian journalists through Whatsapp. They fear a possible flip-flop by Mahathir and are garnering support from sections in the coalition to push the prime minister to announce that he will stand aside in May next year, three people familiar with the matter said.
Anwar and Azmin are the president and deputy president in PKR. ANU's Malaysia politics expert Amrita Malhi says that whoever is ultimately responsible for the video, it has "brought out into the open the tensions underlying the Pakatan [Harapan coalition] narrative of the smooth Mahathir-Anwar succession".
James Massola Facebook Twitter Email. Wong says there are two views about the source of the scandalous footage. Six senior sources within the ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition told Reuters that Azmin, a year-old father of six, has been targeted because he is seen as a rival to Anwar.
Anwar and Azmin are the president and deputy president in PKR. The question is has Anwar done his dash? The Sydney Morning Herald. AnanthalakshmiJoe Brock. License this article. And not for the first time it involves claims that a politician engaged in sodomy.
And not for the first time it involves claims that a politician engaged in sodomy. The less charitable is Anwar repeating what happened to him in The video was circulated on Whatsapp. Albo is Anwar, Chalmers is Azmin. Mahathir has indicated he may stay for three years, not two, to tackle Malaysia's myriad economic problems.
Most recently he has said he will serve as premier for two to three years. James Massola Facebook Twitter Email. The comments went off like a stink bomb and prompted an angry response from Azmin on Wednesday: "Read my lips, tell him to look at the man in the mirror". Directory of sites. But since the election win the goal posts have been shifting ever so slightly.