Does Saudi Arabia belong in la francophonie?

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Saudi Arabia has withdrawn it”s candidacy for observer status to the francophonie. The club of french speaking nations is holding its bi-annual summit in Armenia”s capital. It”s the second time the Saudi”s have withdrawn their bid. The current summit comes amid the uproar over the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. France”s president has taken time from the gathering to visit the Armenian genocide memorials earlier. Macron pleased to note that the number of countries keen to join the francophonie.

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