But he says there has to be proper consultation in the selection of the Selangor MB to avoid nepotism, and reiterates his loyalty to the party which he says belongs to the rakyat, not to individuals.
He says he has always rejected any Umno-PKR cooperation because PKR is not a race-based party. And he will not resign his posts in the party, nor will he betray the trust of voters. Instead he has vowed to continue the struggle in the party.
He should have denied it much earlier – to nip the rumours in the bud.
But there was veiled, if indirect, criticism of Khalid. Azmin did not categorically endorse Khalid but said decisions should be made by consensus.
Azmin should recognise that Khalid remains a popular MB in Selangor.