Kremlin explains Putin's handshake with Saudi prince

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Al-Qahtani began working in the royal court a decade ago, and later emerged as Crown Prince Mohammed's chief propagandist.

On Monday, a joint statement issued on Monday announced the establishment of a higher council for coordination between Saudi Arabia and Algeria under the chairmanship of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia to enhance cooperation in the political and security fields and combating terrorism and extremism.

The Saudi crown prince's tour is his first since Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and columnist for The Washington Post, was killed early October inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

In an exclusive interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Pompeo again noted a lack of direct evidence linking bin Salman to Khashoggi's murder.

Macron also discussed oil prices with MBS, and the role Riyadh can play in their fluctuation, the French presidential office said.

Other leaders, including Argentine President and summit host Mauricio Macri, made even less effort to hide their priorities when it comes to the Saudis.

In the video, which was shared widely on social media, the two are seen speaking in English. May said, "and the importance of insuring that those who were involved are held to account".

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"Here, business prevails over questions of that nature", he said in an interview. "Argentina took a firm stance to welcome [crown prince Mohammed] with full honors".

Theresa May insisted today she had been "robust" with the Saudi Crown Prince accused of ordering the murder of Jamal Khashoggi after meeting him at the G20.

The lawsuit says Abdulaziz received and clicked on a link sent to his phone in June 2018 that he argues exposed his mobile communications to Saudi authorities.

"Leaders should not just offer warm words against human rights atrocities but back up their words with action".

"Rather than be robust as promised, we learn that the Prime Minister told the dictator 'please don't use the weapons we are selling you in the war you're waging" and asked him nicely to investigate the murder he allegedly ordered.

The crown prince arrived with members of Saudi government, businessmen and prominent personalities for talks with their Algerian counterparts.