France raises pressure on Saudi over Khashoggi disappearance

October 12, 2018 1:53 PM

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PARIS (Reuters) - France demanded on Friday that Saudi Arabian authorities provide detailed and truthful answers over the fate of veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared in Turkey over a week ago.

France, whose ambassador to Saudi met Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Thursday, has been hitherto guarded in its reaction. Paris and Riyadh enjoy close diplomatic ties and commercial relations spanning energy to finance and arms.

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