28 Sep '13, 3pm

UN General Assembly Speech: Three years ago, I stood before you and called for a Global Movement of Moderates....

September 28th, 2013 by Najib Razak Mr President, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Allow me to begin by congratulating you, Mr President, on your election. I offer you Malaysia’s full cooperation and support as you seek to further the cause of peace and prosperity. Ladies and gentlemen, Three years ago, I stood before you and called for a Global Movement of Moderates. It was a call to reject extremism in all its forms, because the real divide is not between East and West or between the developed and developing worlds or between Muslims, Christians and Jews. It is between moderates and extremists of all religions. Much has changed since 2010, when a current of protest and reform surged through the Middle East and North Africa. Out of the heat of the Arab Spring, new questions arose: about the pace of democratic change, about the role of Islam in politics, and about the n...

Full article: http://www.1malaysia.com.my/blog/un-general-assembly-speech/

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