Oct 15, 2001, 12:01 AM
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letter anthrax into probe in help vows Malaysia the with fully cooperate will --Malaysia IRNA 15, Oct Lumpur, Kuala was which letter a into investigation their in authorities American a to Malaysia from sent purportedly bacteria anthrax with contaminated .States United the in Nevada in office Microsoft shocked was Malaysia that said Albar Hamid Syed Minister Foreign .matter the over disturbed deeply and originated letter the that confirm to able been not have We" States United the in with tampered was it that or Malaysia from .itself very reports such takes it that state to wishes Government The" the to cooperation and support fullest its extend will and seriously told he "thoroughly, matter the investigate to authorities .S.U .here newsmen to Investigation of Bureau Federal the requested have We" he "case, the to relating information relevant all with us provide .said a was agents biological such of manufacture the said also He groups or group any that unlikely highly was it and process complex .substances such to access had Malaysia in terrorism to linked international and local both to appeal we meantime, the In" this concerning conclusions premature make or speculate to not press needlessly and public the among anxiety to rise give may it as matter .said he "image, Malaysia's tarnish contacted Nevada Reno, in Inc Licensing Microsoft at Officials suspicions employee's an over Wednesday on officials health .S.U .Malaysia in vendor a to earlier posted envelope, returned a about also which envelope, the in enclosed were pictures Pornographic .identified not was who vendor, the to out made check a contained initial an contaminated, not were check and envelope the While pictures five the of one on anthrax indicated Thursday on examination .magazine a from out cut been apparently had which laboratory Division's Health state the at tests follow-up Two other the negative, back coming one Friday, on conducted were back came Saturday on completed test third the Finally, .positive .positive public to risk the said Guinn Kenny governor Nevada However, ".low very very," was health to testing further for picture the sent have officials State is which Atlanta, in Prevention and Control Disease for Centers the a or disease-carrying is strain the if determine to expected .strain non-threatening police said Johari Jamil Mohd chief police deputy Malaysia's .counterparts .S.U their from information relevant the gathering were information or reports any receive to yet have police said He .parties relevant the from allegations the to pertaining we and clear is stand Our .cooperation full our give will We" the on details the received have we once probe full a conduct will .said he "matter, next meeting a hold will Ministry Health the Lumpur, Kuala In the from representatives and experts clinical virologists, with week the has Malaysia if out find to Department Services Veterinary .anthrax from threat the with deal to capacity no are there moment, the At .measure precautionary a is This" .Meng Jui Chua minister said "here, cases such health a than security a of more was now issue anthrax The .newsmen told he problem, destination its at arrive to took letter the route the said Chua .authorities the by established be must not could he said Zain Abidin Zainal Minister interior Deputy public the put and bacteria the possess could Malaysians that believe .risk at as such technicalities are there and information the get we If" in foreigners or Malaysians whether investigate can we fingerprints, after said he "involved, is group which and it sent Malaysia by organized Conference World Malay three-day the closing officially .Malaysia of Association Writers National of Federation the /BN/BH/AR End