G20 Summit: The Saudi Crown Prince's Diplomatic Test

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's planned meeting with Abdelaziz Bouteflika was canceled on Monday because the Algerian president is sick.

Abdulaziz, who revealed the messages to CNN, said he believes they were hacked in August by Saudi authorities just two months before Khashoggi's brutal killing at the consulate in Istanbul.

Despite the global outrage, Western powers have pledged to maintain close relations with Saudi Arabia, a top oil producer and buyer of USA weapons.

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In nearly daily exchanges between October 2017 and August 2018, Khashoggi and Abdulaziz conceived plans to form an electronic army to engage young Saudis back home and debunk state propaganda on social media, leveraging Khashoggi's establishment profile and the 27-year-old Abdulaziz's 340,000-strong Twitter following.

A French presidential spokesperson said Macron told bin Salman at the summit that Europeans will insist on global experts being part of the investigations into the Saudi journalist's murder.

Trudeau said he also brought up the need for better answers on the killing of journalist Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the ongoing imprisonment of Raif Badawi, as well as the need for an immediate ceasefire and humanitarian aid in Yemen.

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Mr Corbyn later pushed Mrs May to reveal what she said to Donald Trump given the USA president's concerns over the Brexit deal.

Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia received the prince in the capital Algiers, the state news agency APS said. The announcement was made in the presence of the Crown Prince and the Mauritanian president. "This shows that the crown prince was witting of premeditated murder".

The global activist group Human Rights Watch, even as it pursues a criminal complaint against crown prince Mohammed, suggested that no democratically elected leader should be faulted for sitting down with the crown prince. May said, "and the importance of insuring that those who were involved are held to account".

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"Rather than be robust, as she promised, we learned the Prime Minister told the dictator "please don't use the weapons we are selling you in the war you're waging" and asked him nicely to investigate the murder he allegedly ordered".

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