Malaysia had direct negotiations with the countries involved. The submarines were from France and Spain while the jets, Russia.
On allegations implicating him and his wife, Rosmah, in the murder of Mongolian Altantuya Shaaribuu, Najib said they were all "fitnah" (slander) and were made to sully his name.
He reiterated that he had neither met nor knew her.
Najib did not wish to make further comments as the case was on-going.
"....please allow the court to serve its role and responsibility in upholding justice in this country without any disturbances from any quarters.
"At the same time, I pray that this case be tried in the best way possible and that the truth will come out for the sake of the supremacy of the laws that we all uphold."Najib further said:"Thank God, I have until now withstood all kinds of accusations and slander that have been cast against me with the intention of sullying my name."