Saudi confirms 'genuine' $681M donation to Malaysian PM

April 15, 2016 8:56 AM

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says $681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank accounts was a "genuine donation."

Najib's office says Friday's confirmation by Adel Al-Jubeir vindicates Najib against allegations that the money was siphoned from heavily indebted state investment fund 1MDB.

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