UPDATE, 15 April - Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir yesterday admitted that the donation to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was indeed from his country.
“We are aware of the donation and it is a genuine donation with nothing expected in return. We are also fully aware that the Attorney-General of Malaysia has thoroughly investigated the matter and found no wrongdoing.
“So, as far as we are concerned, the matter is closed,” he told Malaysian reporters here on Thursday.
Earlier, Adel held a bilateral meeting with Najib on the sidelines of the 13th Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. (More here)
THANK you to debaters who had pre-empted me on the damning statement by International Petroleum Investment Company PJSC ("IPIC") on April 11 to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) concerning the activities of 1Malaysia Development Berhad ("1MDB").
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