Secretive Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) has over 1,000 personnel worldwide

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Source: The Star

A little-known Malaysian spy agency, whose letter to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was leaked, has more than 1,000 agents and non-covert personnel posted around the world.

This and other little-known facts about the Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (Meio) came to light during a media conference held by the lawyer of the agency’s former head Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid.

“I am not authorised to say how many agents, officers and operatives are maintained by the agency, but I can tell you it’s well over 1,000 all over the world and it’s important that such a leak should not have happened,” he said.

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