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  • ambassador.

  • Are we about to have another war in the Middle East?

  • I certainly hope we're not.

  • We have never sought conflict in the Middle East.

  • Saudi Arabia has You've intervened in Yemen with massive air strikes for four years.

  • We didn't start the conflict there.

  • We went in TM And in order to try and pacify the situation.

  • I know that sounds backwards.

  • There is no conflict.

  • That is a good conflict.

  • Our intervention in Yemen was too.

  • Restore the democratically elected government with the U.

  • N.

  • Mandate because we saw that what was happening in Yemen had the opportunity or the possibility to brunch out and why didn't decided.

  • Ribbon.

  • I regret getting involved in that war because, let's be blunt, you haven't dislodged the Houthis.

  • Thousands of people are being killed and displaced.

  • The majority of civilians killed are because of the Saudi led airstrikes.

  • This was surely a catastrophic mistake.

  • Anyone who says they don't regret conflict of war is lying to you or a madman.

  • Um, we felt we had to get involved because it was in the greater interests of Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the region.

  • There were just be What do you think it's best just to leave.

  • Of course not.

  • We can't leave Yemen on its own.

  • Yemenis are brothers.

  • There are their family relations.

  • There are cultural religious ties.

  • Where are you now?

  • With Iran.

  • You've investigated the attacks on side Aramco.

  • This is a huge attack.

  • Definite crippled.

  • Your all output.

  • How is how do we begin to respond?

  • Almost certainly.

  • It's Iranian backed.

  • Um, we are trying not to react too quickly because the last thing we need is more conflict in the region.

  • How serious is the damage to Saudi rapers?

  • Oil and petrochemical industry.

  • You know, gig processes more than half the amount of oil that we produce in Saudi, which is being the facility city.

  • Correct.

  • Um, it produces it, processes more oil than almost the whole region produces otherwise.

  • So it's This is a blow for the world and the world economy, not just Saudi Arabia.

  • I want to turn to the murderer of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul nearly a year ago by Saudi government agents.

  • Why haven't we been told what's going on with the trial?

  • Let me be clear.

  • What happened in the Stumbled most a year ago was a stain on Saudi Arabia, staying on our culture, our people, our government.

  • Um, I wish it didn't happen.

  • If Saudi Arabia was serious about really getting to the bottom of this, why is Saddled Kahtani still at large?

  • He's the men named by the C.

  • I.

  • A.

  • Is being instrumental in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

  • And yet here's at large is not on trial.

  • He's not in prison.

  • He's not detained.

  • I know he's a friend of the crown prince, but he seems to be above the law, the ones above a little one.

  • I think we've seen that in the past in Saudi, whether you're from the royal family, a friend of the conference, it's irrelevant.

  • Big businessman.

  • He was removed from his position.

  • He's there?

  • No, definitely.

  • He's carries out.

  • No active role in government.

  • He's being investigated.

  • We have no finished the investigation.

  • If he had a role, he will go to jail.

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Saudi ambassador to the UK: Saud Al-Qahtani is being investigated - BBC News

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/02
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