French President Emmanuel Macron told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Europeans will insist on worldwide experts being part of the investigations into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an Elysee official told Reuters on November 30.
However, some of the most interesting interactions are happening on the summit's sidelines, amid stand-offs over the US-China trade row, Russia's conflict with Ukraine and Saudi Arabia's involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "We might, but we had none", Trump told reporters following the exchange.
She did not question the authenticity of the transcripts, which included Macron saying to the prince, "You never listen to me", "Because I told you." and "I am a man of my word".
'She encouraged Crown Prince to ensure Saudi Arabia co-operated fully with Turkish authorities and worked to bring both investigations to an acceptable close.
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But the warm reception Mr Putin gave Prince Salman is likely to inflame tensions rather than ease them.
The killing of Khashoggi has strained Saudi Arabia's ties with the West and battered Prince Mohammed's image overseas.
Western leaders are also concerned about the worsening situation in Yemen, where a Saudi-led war has put millions on the brink of starvation.
Instead the USA president appeared to barely acknowledge MBS, as he's known, before taking his place for the photo between French President Emmanuel Macron and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
He also met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto.
Mr Trump cancelled his meeting with Mr Putin and G7 foreign ministers put out a strong statement expressing their "utmost concern".