Posts Tagged ‘United States Secretary of State’

We should rather believe the US Ambassador and ignore the venomous LKY’s rebuttal on insulting Islam

September 6, 2011

Source: Mr Lee refutes US cable leaked by WikiLeaks, my paper  Tuesday, Sep 06, 2011

Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew yesterday refuted a leaked United States Embassy cable which reported that he had described Islam as a “venomous religion”.

In a statement issued by his press secretary, Ms Yeong Yoon Ying, he said: “This is false.”

Mr Lee said that nowhere in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs notes “does it record me describing Islam as ‘venomous’, nor did I say anything which could have given that impression”.

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