by Ganesh Sahathevan
In a telling comment published in the New York Times ,Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister had this to say about his country's alleged involvement in Malaysia's ongoing 1 MDB scandaL:
In Saudi Arabia, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said ....he did not think that the money had come from the Saudi government or that it was a political donation.
“It is a private Saudi citizen, I believe, and the funds went to an investment in Malaysia,” he said in an interview on Thursday.
With that one sentence Adel ,who is the first commoner to be appointed Saudi foreign minister, confirmed what the WSJ and Sarawak Report have alleged for the 9 months, and reduced Prince Turki Abdullah, a central figure in the Malaysian scandal ,to the status of a commoner.
This is a clear signal from the Al-Sauds that Turki's problems are of his own making, and whatever happens to him is not their concern , nor that of the Kingdom they run.
It is now left to Malaysia and the other countries involved in the matter, particularly Singapore, to charge and arrest Turki bin Abdullah.
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