1. There is a letter being circulated
purporting to be from me when I was Prime Minister, to Ehud Barak,
Prime Minister of Israel congratulating him on his appointment and
requesting for the “Clinton Fund”, for “the purpose of withstanding the
onslaught of Islamic Fundamentalist in Malaysia”.
is not from me or from my office. Firstly, the font used is not the
same as the type in all my letters from the Prime Minister’s office.
3. The Malaysian Coat of Arms at the top is not similar to the one on all my letters from the Prime Minister’s office.
The address at the side of the Coat of Arms is not the same as on my
official paper. Often no address is printed, only “Prime Minister
Malaysia” on the top right-hand corner.
5. The contents of the
letter is totally different from the one I sent to Ehud Barak.
Unfortunately, the Government of Abdullah Ahmad Badawi refuses
permission to reproduce my letters to Israeli Prime Ministers
condemning them for their oppression of the Palestinians. This action
by the Abdullah Government will lend credence to the letter that is
6. I deny categorically that the letter which
is being circulated with annotation “Sumbangan kakitangan JPM untuk
Rakyat Malaysia” originated from me. This is the kind of dirty tricks
that my detractors have to resort to because they have found nothing to
blacken my name with.