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Malaysia criticizes US trade policy, hopeful of NKorea move

AP  |  Tokyo 

Malaysian has said he supports free trade but small countries like his should unite in a broad group to deal with challenges especially as is turning protectionist.

Speaking today at a conference, Mahathir called for a free trade group that allows smaller and developing countries to not fall behind powerful countries. The 92-year-old leader also urged other countries not to be cynical about North Korea's recent overtures toward denuclearization. He said Pyongyang's effort to improve its ties with the U.S. and abandon nuclear weapons would also help ease tension in A historic U.S.-summit is set for Tuesday in

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 13:40 IST