17 Oct '12, 2am

UN rep clarifies, comments on corruption misreported By Susan Loone | Mkini

UN rep clarifies, comments on corruption misreported By Susan Loone | Mkini

By Susan Loone | 9:02AM Oct 17, 2012 Malaysiakini The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) representative who reportedly praised the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) at an international conference said his comments have been misread by the media. Dimitri Vlassis (left), who is chief of UNODC’s corruption and economic crime branch, said some of his comments and responses during the press conference held in Kuala Lumpur 10 days ago were misunderstood or taken out of context. Vlassis said he wanted to offer clarifications as consequently those comments were “misinterpreted and may have created erroneous” impressions. According to the UN representative, he commended the MACC for organising the 6th annual conference and general meeting of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA) in Kuala Lumpur. During the press conference, Vla...

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