Terengganu crisis defuses after three assemblymen retract resignations
Published on May 14, 2014 6:23 PM
PUTRAJAYA - Three rebel Terengganu assemblymen, including the sacked menteri besar or chief minister, have returned to Umno party on Wednesday, defusing a crisis that had threatened to topple the ruling Barisan Nasional (BS) coalition in the oil-rich state.
Former mentri besar Ahmad Said said he met Prime Minister and Umno President Najib Razak and they agreed the matter was a misunderstanding, Malaysia Insider reported.
"It was a misunderstanding. He apologised to me and I, too, apologised," he told reporters on Wednesday evening.
The news portal quoted Mr Ahmad as saying that he will support the new menteri besar and will work hard to ensure BN wins in the next general election.
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