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Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing

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29th November, 2018 09:35:14 printer

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing

Canada announced targeted sanctions Thursday against 17 Saudi nationals it said were linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month.

 

The sanctions, which freezes their assets and bars their travel to Canada, "target individuals who are, in the opinion of the government of Canada, responsible for or complicit in the extrajudicial killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on October 2, 2018," Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement.


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