New York

19 October 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the death of Jamal Khashoggi

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

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.