Anifah: Obama’s visit a nod to Malaysia’s growing role in the international stage

PUTRAJAYA: President Barack Obama’s visit is a recognition of Malaysia’s growing role in the international stage as Kuala Lumpur is getting ready to take over the Asean chairmanship next year and seeking a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council.

Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said Malaysia was ready to strengthen its engagement with the United States as Kuala Lumpur grew into the role as one of the region’s “middle powers”.

He said Obama’s visit came as Malaysia was ascending to prominent leadership positions on the international stage.

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