EU Rep Hails Malaysia's Judiciary System Following Anwar Verdict

SINGAPORE, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- Catherine Ashton, the European Union's High
Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the
European Commission, has hailed the integrity of Malaysia's judiciary system in
light of its verdict to acquit Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on a sodomy charge.
    Her views was sent through a statement issued by a spokesperson from the
EU's headquarters in Brussels. 
    The statement read:"The High Representative welcomes the fact that Anwar
Ibrahim has been acquitted. This verdict shows the integrity of Malaysia’s
judicial system, which is an essential pillar in a democratic system. The High
Representative hopes that the matter will now be put to rest." 
    -- BERNAMA
    TNS SHY HA

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