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Malaysia in transition

Mahathir rejects termination by party led by Malaysia's Muhyiddin

Former leader vows to push motion to remove current PM as Bersatu president

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during a news conference in Putrajaya earlier in May.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is refusing to accept termination by his party, telling reporters on Friday that he plans to seek to remove Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin instead.

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