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U.N. secretary-general 'deeply troubled' by Saudi journalist's death

 U.N. secretary-general deeply troubled by Saudi journalists death

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply troubled" by the confirmation by Riyadh of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death, a United Nations spokesman said on Friday.

The U.N. chief called for a "prompt, thorough, transparent" probe into the circumstances of Khashoggi's death and urged full accountability for those who were involved.

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Writing by Makini Brice)

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Updated Date: Oct 20, 2018 07:05:26 IST