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‘Scandalised and outraged’ Macron sparks fury dining with Saudi prince in Paris

Ms al-Hathloul is the sister of feminist Loujain al-Hathloul, a ladies’s rights icon within the Saudi kingdom who was jailed for nearly three years earlier than being granted parole in February final yr.

She informed the identical information company: “Reasonably than supporting the victims of systematic human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, Macron prefers to rehabilitate a crown prince whose abuses have been broadly condemned by the worldwide group.”

French politician Aurélien Taché mentioned Mr Macron must be ashamed of the go to, including: “It’s not on the Elysée, however in a police station that MBS must be welcomed in France.”

The Elysée Palace mentioned the dinner was wanted in view of hovering vitality costs, the Center Jap meals disaster and issues over Iran’s nuclear programme.


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