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No Malaysian support for Pakistan at UN

Pakistan lost Malaysia's public support on its Kashmir stand as Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin made no mention of it in his speech on Saturday to the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly, reversing last year's volatile stand of Mahathir Mohamad

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