Saudi Arabia has compensated a media report says that the children of the murdered journalist, with luxury villas and monthly payments. The "Washington Post" reported on Monday, each of the four children Khashoggis got a house in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah in the value of up to four million dollars (3.6 million euros). The two sons and two daughters, would also receive a monthly minimum of $ 10,000.
The Saudi leadership wanted to find a long-term Agreement with the family of the deceased government critic, told the "Washington Post", for the Khashoggi had once written. In order to ensure that the family still hold with public Statements on the case back.
according to The report, Khashoggis, the eldest son of Salah wants to continue to live in Saudi Arabia. The other children live in the United States and the luxury are likely to sell houses, writes the "Washington Post".
The compensation had been approved by the end of 2018 by king Salman, the newspaper reported. A former official described the compensations as a recognition of a "great injustice" had been committed, and as an attempt to "compensate". It was "our traditions and our culture" practice.
Khashoggi was on 2. October, in the Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul was murdered. Only after weeks of denials, the Riad was under international pressure that the government has killed a critic of the Saudi agents. The leadership of the Kingdom, however, speaks of some runaway application on the arrest of the journalist, who lived in the United States in exile.
Many of the questions in the case are not clarified, such as the role of Saudi Arabia's powerful crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The U.S. Senate made the heir to the throne on the basis of intelligence findings for Khashoggis death. US President, Donald Trump refuses to take a public position against the major allies.More about
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The negotiations about the compensation were conducted according to the "Washington Post" of Khaled bin Salman, brother of the crown Prince and the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in the United States. (AFP)