Conservatives, if elected, would work to restore ties with Saudi Arabia - 2019-08-02

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F182.png Conservatives, if elected, would work to restore ties with Saudi Arabia August 2, 2019, Andy Blatchford, Canadian Press, CBC News

A Conservative government, if elected this fall, would work to fix Canada's relationship with Saudi Arabia by trying to build back rapport with the kingdom in areas that it considers of mutual interest.

Erin O'Toole, the Conservative critic for Foreign Affairs, said in an interview they would try to "win some trust" with Saudi Arabia by focusing on improving commercial ties and by offering more aid, development and refugee support in the Gulf region.

The Conservatives, O'Toole said, would try to re-engage with Riyadh even though it has earned international condemnation over last fall's killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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{{cite news | first = Andy | last = Blatchford | title = Conservatives, if elected, would work to restore ties with Saudi Arabia | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/conservative-saudi-arabia-1.5234253 | work = Canadian Press | publisher = CBC News | date = August 2, 2019 | accessdate = August 2, 2019 }}