Netanyahu condemns killing of Saudi journalist but keeps focus on Iran

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem October 28, 2018. Oded Balilty/Pool via REUTERS

SOFIA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel on Friday condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but said cooperating with Riyadh against Iran was a greater priority. In his first public reaction, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Khashoggi’s death, which has caused global outrage, was “horrendous” and must be dealt with. […]

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