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Jamal Khashoggi

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 179146, tabled on 15 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Saudi counterpart on the disappearance of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Answered on

18 October 2018

​We are very concerned by the reports of the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi on 9 October. The Foreign Secretary and I conveyed this message to the Saudi Ambassador to the UK. The Foreign Secretary also spoke to the Saudi Foreign Minister on 9 October and met the Turkish Foreign Minister on 15 October. A joint statement from the Foreign Secretary and his French and German counterparts was issued on 14 October stating their grave concerns and calling for a complete and detailed investigation.

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