'How can I accept Muhyiddin like that?': Mahathir says he cannot reconcile with Malaysia PM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin is plying the same politics that both of them had sought to reform. PHOTOS: AFP, REUTERS
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's former premier Mahathir Mohamad says he cannot reconcile with his successor and erstwhile ally, Muhyiddin Yassin, because the Prime Minister is plying the same politics that both of them had sought to reform when they defeated the Najib Razak-led government at the polls more than two years ago.

The 95-year-old, who many here consider an elder statesman having served as prime minister for 24 years with two stints in office, told The Straits Times that Tan Sri Muhyiddin "has adopted the kind of strategy that Najib had, undermining all those who are against him".

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