Secretary-General ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Death of Jamal Khashoggi, Stresses Need for Prompt, Transparent Investigation

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19 October 2018

Secretary-General ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Death of Jamal Khashoggi, Stresses Need for Prompt, Transparent Investigation

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is deeply troubled by the confirmation of the death of Jamal Khashoggi.  He extends his condolences to Mr. Khashoggi’s family and friends.

The Secretary-General stresses the need for a prompt, thorough and transparent investigation into the circumstances of Mr. Khashoggi’s death and full accountability for those responsible.

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