Merkel denounces Khashoggi killing in call with Saudi King Salman





Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "in the strongest terms" in a phone call with Saudi King Salman.



 
In the Thursday evening conversation she called for "a rapid, transparent and credible explanation to be guaranteed," according to a government press statement.
Merkel said Germany acting with international partners was prepared to make use of appropriate measures, in light of current developments in the case, the statement continued.
 
 

Thursday, October 25th 2018
(dpa)
           


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