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US News Turkish diplomacy at Riyadh, a first from Khashoggi

04:15  11 may  2021
04:15  11 may  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Khashoggi case. Complaint filed in France against a Saudi General for "torture" towards the journalist

 Khashoggi case. Complaint filed in France against a Saudi General for © Archives AFP The Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a press conference in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, December 15, 2014. the NGO Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) accuses Ahmed al-Assiri, a Saudi General and personal advisor to the Héritier Prince of Saudi Arabia, to be responsible for the "physical and psychological abuse" inflicted on Jamal Khashoggi journalist before his assassination in 2018.

Le ministre turc des Affaires étrangères, Mevlut Cavusoglu, est en visite à Riyad ce mardi. Ici, à Berlin, le 6 mai 2021. © Reuters - Annegret Hilse Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, is visiting Riyadh on Tuesday. Here, in Berlin, May 6, 2021.

Turkey wants to renew the links with Saudi Arabia. Mevlut Cavusoglu is visiting Riyadh on Tuesday. This is the first visit of the Minister of Turkish Foreign Affairs since the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the premises of the Saudi Consulate in 2018.

Is the end of years of bad relations between these two heavyweights in the Muslim world ? In any case, this visit occurs on a fairly degraded ground between the two rival powers for years.

In the conflict between Riyadh and Doha, Turkey had chosen to support Qatar. In the case of the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , the Turkish president had ceased to evoke an order from the Summit of Saudi State.

North Korea Judge "Fallacy" American diplomacy

 North Korea Judge © Ahn Young-Joon, AP of the South Koreans are watching on March 26, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea, the televised newspaper showing photos of Kim Jong -UN and Joe Biden. While the Biden administration said this week the way she intended to move forward on the Korean nuclear record, North Korea tried on Sunday, "Fallaceous" American diplomacy.

Saudi Arabia side, we have just closed eight Turkish schools. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan formally complained to King Salman. It has also been imposed an embargo , certainly unofficial, on Turkish products, but commercial relations are at the lowest. To revive them, Ankara plus particularly on the defense, specifically on its armed drones, the recently deployed Bayraktar in Libya , Syria and Haut-Karabakh.

The Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs had said a few days ago his concern after the attacks of the Houthis rebels in Yemen against petroleum installations in Saudi Arabia.

Gaza-Blinken met with homologues of the Gulf .
Israel-Palestinians / USA (Photo): Gaza-Blinken spoke with counterparts from Gulf Cairo, 17 May (Reuters) - Secretary of US State Antony Blinken discussed clashes in Israel, West Bank and Gaza with Qatari Ministers, Saudi and Egyptian Foreign Affairs, reported Sunday the US State Department.

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