Merkel calls King Salman over Khashoggi
berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Saudi King Salman by telephone to condemn the murder of critical journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'sharply.' According to a spokesperson, she demanded 'fast, clear and credible explanation' on Thursday evening. Riyadh must hold the perpetrators to account.
Merkel also said that 'Germany is prepared to take appropriate measures with international partners in the context of developments in this case. 'With regard to the humanitarian situation in Yemen, she called on Saudi Arabia to do everything it can to allow aid workers to enter the crisis zone as quickly as possible.
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