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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia's Anwar says he will meet king Tuesday in bid to oust PM

Opposition leader claims he's ready to prove 'convincing majority'

Anwar leaves a news conference in Kuala Lumpur on Sept. 23, when he claimed to have secured a majority. The nation has been in suspense since then.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's parliamentary opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he will meet the country's king next Tuesday to prove he has the support of a majority of lawmakers, doubling down on his attempt to topple Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.

In a statement on Thursday, Anwar, 73, said King Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin had summoned him for an audience.

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