Macron to meet Saudi crown prince in Argentina

Pompeo: No Direct Link Between Crown Prince, Khashoggi Death

They also discussed enhancing investment in technology, renewable energy and food security over the next three years, PTI reported.

"This case is not closed as far as Canada is concerned", Freeland said.

The murder of Khashoggi, a U.S. resident, has significantly heightened the growing unease in Congress over the mounting civilian toll in Yemen, where more than 50,000 people are estimated to have died, many as a direct result of the Saudi coalition's bombing campaign.

After initially saying he had left the consulate alive, Saudi Arabia admitted weeks later that he was killed there.

ALEX EDELMAN/UPI/NewscomFinally a bit of bipartisanship with merit: Senators yesterday chose to at least debate ending USA sponsorship of Saudi Arabia's aggression in Yemen.

Global pressure has mounted on Riyadh to find those responsible for the grisly murder of Khashoggi, a U.S. resident who wrote for The Washington Post and had been critical of Prince Mohammed.

Pompeo: No Direct Link Between Crown Prince, Khashoggi Death

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The Saudi prince told Modi he would soon be finalising an initial investment in India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund, a quasi-sovereign wealth fund, to help accelerate the building of ports, highways and other projects, a top Indian diplomat said.

He said the crown prince "owns this death". "It is the clear opinion of our government that they were either either directly involved or complicit in the murder", she said. "These are not steps that we take lightly, they are not accusations that we can make lightly". "It's very important to act and to speak only on the basis of real certainty", said the Canadian minister. "Those responsible for Mr. Khashoggi's death must be held to account and face justice".

Saudi Arabia was the second-largest purchaser of French arms between 2008 and 2017, with deals totalling more than $12.5bn.

The trilateral, which would be an expansion of the bilateral meeting between Trump and Abe, is part of the series of meetings the USA president would have on the sidelines of the G-20 summit on November 30 and December 1.

Freeland said Canada is now reviewing its sale of light armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia, and as that review is ongoing, no new arms permits are being issued. All issues of bilateral and regional interest will be discussed, sources in the Prime Minister's Office said. Over a dozen women's rights activists have been arrested since May, most of whom had campaigned for the right to drive and an end to the kingdom's male guardianship system, though some have since been freed.

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