Trudeau avoids confrontation with Saudi crown prince, Putin during G20 summit

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But that criminal complaint quickly fizzled out after Argentine authorities hastened to underline the prince's "special immunity", while G20 leaders from Russia's Vladimir Putin to France's Emmanuel Macron made it clear they were still willing to do business - literally and figuratively - with crown prince Mohammed each time he ventured outside Riyadh's embassy in the Argentine capital.

On Monday, Algeria's largest Islamic party criticized Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia for welcoming bin Salman, who arrived in the country a day earlier for an official visit.

Saudi Arabia has announced the detention of 18 nationals and vowed to probe the killing of Khashoggi, a royal confidant turned critic who was killed and dismembered when he visited the kingdom's Istanbul consulate to handle paperwork for his planned wedding.

In an exclusive interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Pompeo again noted a lack of direct evidence linking bin Salman to Khashoggi's murder.

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"For me, it is obvious that this is an issue that concerns not just Canada but a number of our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies", Trudeau said Saturday. The G20 summit is the Crown Prince's first major gathering of worldwide political leaders since the murder, and his attending the summit in itself was a calculated risk. The Crown Prince is believed to have ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

In response, Mrs May told him: 'Both I with the Crown Prince MBS and the Foreign Secretary with King Salman we have been absolutely robust in our response to the awful killing of Jamal Khashoggi and we have been clear about the need for those responsible to be held to account'. "Argentina took a firm stance to welcome [crown prince Mohammed] with full honors".

At the end of the exchange, Macron is heard saying: "I'm a man of my word".

Abdulaziz received and clicked on a link sent to his phone in June 2018 that he says exposed his mobile communications to Saudi authorities. "While economics are important, our belief in universal human rights and democratic principles must never be subservient to them", he said.

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