Backlash Over Khashoggi’s Murder Could Have Unintended Consequences for Saudi Arabia

US President Donald Trump walks past Russia's President Vladimir Putin Rwandan President and African Union chairperson Paul Kagame Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Brazil's President Michel Temer during the G-20 leaders summit in Bue

Saudi Crown Prince receives 'firm message' on Khashoggi probe at G20 summit

French President Emmanuel Macron told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Europeans will insist on global experts being part of the investigations into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an Elysee official told Reuters on November 30.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman expressed the kingdom's willingness to provide for all of India's oil and petroleum product needs during a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Buenos Aires, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Friday.

One might have expected a less than royal reception for Mohammad bin Salman, as the de-facto ruler in Riyadh remains embroiled in accusations over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October.

Canada, France, the U.S. and Germany have imposed targeted sanctions related to the murder of the prominent Saudi journalist.

The G20 summit in Buenos Aires will be the first major worldwide event Prince Mohammed has attended since Mr Khashoggi's murder.

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At the club, the royal couple met charities and fans who benefited from Mr Vichai's generosity and Prince William said that Mr Vichai " was the gel, the glue of the community".


President Donald Trump is one of the few USA officials who refuses to criticize the Saudi crown prince and the Russian president for violating human rights. Democrats say they plan to investigate the Khashoggi killing and the Trump administration's response when they take control of the House of Representatives in January.

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Further in the clip, which lasts one-minute and was posted on Twitter, Mr Macron rebukes the Saudi leader for not appreciating his advice.

A cryptic exchange between the pair on Friday was caught on video and shared by the English-language Saudi Gazette. Thank you." Macron: "I don't want.

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Powell, in his speech, said his overall view is that "financial stability vulnerabilities are at a moderate level". That contrasted with a remark Powell made in October that the Fed's policy rate was still well below neutral.


Prior to the group photo gathering, Saudi Crown Prince chatted with President Trump and his daughter Ivanka, ahead of the start of the two-day meeting of the world's top economies, according to AFP.

French officials attempted to play up the role of Mr Macron in the exchange despite the Crown Prince's apparent indifference.

The US president cancelled a formal sit-down with Mr Putin at the summit in Argentina over Moscow's seizure of Ukrainian vessels.

Separately, the arrival of German Chancellor Angela Merkel was delayed after her official jet was hit by technical issues, forcing it to return to the country shortly after take-off.

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The Kremlin also made a decision to stop all commercial shipping through the Kerch Strait that connects the Azov and Black seas. Moscow later backed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in a conflict in which more than 10,000 people have been killed.


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