Companies are boycotting the economic forum in Saudi Arabia

Компании бойкотируют экономический форум в Саудовской Аравии

To boycott over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi joined such giants as Google, Uber, Viacom and Ford.

The American company Google is to boycott economic forum Future Investment Initiative in Saudi Arabia due to the disappearance of the journalist of The Washington Post Jamal Khashoggi, according to Reuters.

In a statement the company said that the CEO of Google Cloud Diana green will not come to the forum.

It is noted that Google was not the first company that has announced its intention to boycott the forum, known as Davos in the desert. Previously from participation in this Uber declined, Viacom and Ford.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump rushed Secretary Michael Pompeo in Riyadh for meetings with Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud about Khashoggi.

Noteworthy, the Turkish authorities said they have video and audio recordings proving that Khashoggi was killed at the Consulate.


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