I’ll buy planes from China? Maybe not, says Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad – but EU should still rethink its war on palm oil

//I’ll buy planes from China? Maybe not, says Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad – but EU should still rethink its war on palm oil

I’ll buy planes from China? Maybe not, says Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad – but EU should still rethink its war on palm oil

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has played down his threat to buy warplanes from China if the country is hit by the European Union’s plan to restrict its use of palm oil, but says there will be a backlash all the same if the EU parliament doesn’t change course.“We have to make known the problems we face when [European countries] take actions against us,” he told reporters at the 2019 Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition on Tuesday. “What I was doing was telling the…

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