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    Smile ...quoted as saying. .

    Below is from a local newspaper

    Mnetrotnews.com quoted spokesman Teuku (as) saying that Mr Yudhoyono has given serious attention to the issue.

    Is 'as' needed?

    Thanks.

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    Re: ...quoted as saying. .

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Below is from a local newspaper

    Mnetrotnews.com quoted spokesman Teuku (as) saying that Mr Yudhoyono has given serious attention to the issue.

    Is 'as' needed?

    Thanks.
    If it is an indirect quote, I would use the "as".

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