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PM: Canada mulls next steps towards Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi’s death

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Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau [File photo]

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau said Monday that his country is discussing with other countries next steps towards Saudi Arabia following the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

“We continue to be engaged with our allies on the investigation into accountability for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and we are in discussions with our like-minded allies as to the next steps with regard Saudi Arabia” Trudeau said from the Canadian Embassy in Paris, where he was attending the Peace Forum.

“Canada’s intelligence agencies have been working very closely on this issue with Turkish intelligence, and Canada has been fully briefed on what Turkey had to share, and I had a conversation with Erdogan a couple of weeks ago, and here in Paris we had brief exchanges” he added.

Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October, 2 by a Saudi hit squad.

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