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France imposes sanctions against 18 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

PARIS, Nov 22, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – The French foreign ministry said Thursday that it would impose sanctions against 18 Saudi citizens over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month.

“These measures… aim to prohibit these individuals from entering national territory and the entire Schengen area” of Europe, the ministry said in a statement.

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