Turkish President Erdoğan congratulated Anwar Ibrahim on his coalition’s election victory and his appointment as Prime Minister, according to the Turkish presidency.
Erdoğan said that he believes the close cooperation between Türkiye and Malaysia will further strengthen on the basis of mutual confidence in the new era.
In the Malaysian general election on Saturday, Anwar's Pakatan Harapan coalition won a plurality of 82 seats out of 222, below the 112 seats needed for a majority.
Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as Malaysia's 10th Prime Minister on Thursday. (ILKHA)
A 3.9-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Turkey's Gökçeada Island in the Aegean Sea on Wednesday, Türkiye’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency announced on its website.
One person was killed and four others injured Wednesday in a pileup inside the Mount Bolu Tunnel on the Ankara-Istanbul Motorway.
The Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, and the United Kingdom have temporarily closed their consulates in Istanbul as a security precaution.