Putin and Saudi crown prince are best of buds at G20 summit
01 December, 2018, 06:25 | Author: Angel Logan
On October 2, Khashoggi was last seen entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
During the five-minute exchange, Salman is heard urging Macron not to worry, to which the French president promptly replied, "I am anxious".
The young Saudi prince's political future is still being haunted by the consequences of the gruesome murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul some two months ago.
In contrast, Mr Putin and the crown prince shared a smiley, enthusiastic greeting at the gathering.
One of the first on the podium in Buenos Aires ahead of the formal start of the summit, and relegated to the very end of a row on the right, Prince Mohammed nevertheless managed handshakes with several leaders - including outgoing Brazilian President Michel Temer and Rwandan President Paul Kagame (the host nation is allowed to invite a handful of non G-20 leaders each year) - as they passed.
The Saudi Gazette newspaper posted video of the meeting online showing the two speaking in hushed tones with their heads close together, Macron looking the crown prince in the eye and Prince Mohammad nodding his head and at times smiling.
Macron told Prince Mohammed that Europeans wanted global investigators to take part in the probe on Khashoggi's death and stressed "the necessity of a political solution in Yemen", the Elysee Palace said. Later in the one-minute clip Macron says: "You never listen to me" and the crown prince replies: "I will listen, of course". Saudi Arabia claims that the prince had no prior knowledge of the murder.
There has been widespread condemnation and public outrage over attacks on sites such as school bus and hospitals, where Yemeni civilians, including children, have died.
However, some of the most interesting interactions are happening on the summit's sidelines, amid stand-offs over the US-China trade row, Russia's conflict with Ukraine and Saudi Arabia's involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A senior White House official said the two exchanged pleasantries.
G20 powers opened two days of summit talks, after a stormy buildup dominated by tensions with Russian Federation and US President Donald Trump's combative stance on trade and climate fears. The two leaders are controversial figures at the summit.
The prime minister had told reporters on the flight to Buenos Aires that she would speak to the crown prince about Mr Khashoggi's death and the situation in Yemen.
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