Macron tells Saudi Crown Prince int'l experts needed in Khashoggi probes: Elysee

Reuters , Friday 30 Nov 2018

Emmanuel Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron look out from a car after arriving at Ministro Pistarini International Airport for the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 28, 2018 (Photo: Reuters)

French President Emmanuel Macron told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Europeans will insist on international experts being part of the investigations into a Saudi journalist's murder, an Elysee official said on Friday.

In a five-minute exchange on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina, Macron conveyed "very firm" messages to the prince over the murder of Khashoggi and on the need to find a political solution for the situation in Yemen, the official added.


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