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Jamal Khashoggi Killing: UK, France and Germany Ask For Clarifications

After the Saudi confession that Mr. Jamal Khashoggi who enter the consulate on 2 October had a fist fight with people inside which was finished by his death, many countries like UK, France and Germany are condemning the Saudis and asking for serious clarifications from Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi killing.


What does joint statement say?

A big shock was expressed by some European countries like the UK, France and Germany who refused any justification for the Jamal Khashoggi killing, and they condemned this crime asking for a clear Saudi clarification for what happened in details. They said that any

hypotheses need “to be backed by facts to be considered credible”.

Additionally, no one is willing to give a direct judgement till having a more detailed explanation

Even the president Donald Trump who seemed to be permissive earlier, declare that he and his country are “not satisfied” with the Saudis Explanation.

However, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkey’s president, on Sunday promised that his country will do whatever it takes to find out the truth about Jamal Khashoggi killing, and he would  make a statement in parliament on Tuesday.


What have other nations and groups said?

On Sunday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed that discussing punishments was “premature”, while Trump said: “I’m not satisfied until we find the answer.”


On the other hand, Australian PM Scott Morrison said: “This cannot stand,” while Minister Chrystia Freeland accused the explanations of Saudi Arabia with lack consistency and credibility”.

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