In France, commented on the decision on the arms embargo against Riyadh

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotomontaggio tower in Paris. Archival photoIn France, commented on the decision on the arms embargo against Riyadh© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

France is awaiting the results of the investigation on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Jacucci, once the facts are established, Paris will draw conclusions, said the Minister of defence of the Republic of Florence Parlee, commenting on the possibility of suspending arms supplies to Saudi Arabia.

On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the country suspends arms exports to Riyadh in connection with the murder Casucci. Vice Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo called on the example of Germany to suspend sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia.

«As for arms supplies, we will wait for the investigation results. We need facts, they need to be installed. And when the facts are established, we will draw conclusions,» said parley, quoted by BFMTV.

Earlier, the representative of the French foreign Ministry said that the French policy of controlling the sale of arms is demanding and is based on the analysis of each specific case, the export of weapons to Saudi Arabia is considered in the framework of the interdepartmental Commission.

Washington Post columnist Casucci, which 2017 were living in the United States, disappeared on 2 October after visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. After 20 days the power of the Kingdom confirmed his death in a quarrel at the Consulate. In this case was arrested 18 people, Deputy head of the General intelligence service and the Royal adviser removed from their posts. The king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud said he will call to account all involved in the death of the opposition Saudi journalist Jamal Casucci. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey was not satisfied with the explanations of the authorities of Saudi Arabia for the murder of Casucci. He also noted that, contrary to the statements of the Saudis, according to him, the murder was planned in advance.

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