The killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate is a “monstrosity,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated, adding that Berlin will not sell arms to Riyadh while the issue remains unclear.

Her comment reiterates a statement made on Sunday, in which she said there is an “urgent need for clarification of exactly what happened” to Khashoggi and condemned his killing “in the strongest terms.”

Her comment about Germany refusing to sell arms to Riyadh while the issue remains unclear is significant, as the country approved weapons exports to Saudi Arabia worth €416.4 million this year, reportedly making Riyadh Germany’s second-best arms customer after Algeria.

Earlier on Monday, Germany urged other EU states to follow its example of ending arms exports to Saudi Arabia so long as uncertainty remains over what exactly happened to Khashoggi.

 

 

Source: RT

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Khashoggi – to the Senate and the House It is time for America to show its true colors, the whole world is watching. Are we a country of true Democracy, a government of the People, for the People, and by the People? Or, are we a country of Capitalism where money takes place over human rights, justice, morals and common decency. There was a time when we set the standard for decency for others to follow. Now the world is watching to see if we have any decency at all. We have the evidence, the facts, the video, forensics, and… Read more »

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It seems as though there is a concerted effort from the west to throw KSA under the bus. I mean, all of a sudden the German government has a conscience? There is something afoot for sure. Is the west wanting a new puppet in the kingdom? What is turkeys role in this? It is surely no accident that it is Turkey pushing the whole narrative. Something smells.

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Khashoggi = Muslim-Brotherhood = enemy.
I won’t cry for a shitlamist.