Family of Slain Journalist denies settlement with Saudi government

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Months after the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the family have denied the rumour making the rounds that they have being in talks to reach a settlement out of court with Saudi authorities.

“Currently, the trial is taking place and no settlement discussion had been or is discussed,” read an English statement posted to Salah Khashoggi’s Twitter account.

According to a post by the Washington Post on April 1, it was reported Khashoggi’s children, including Salah, had received multimillion-dollar homes and were being paid thousands of dollars per month by authorities.

Khashoggi who was a huge critic of the Saudi government was killed and dismembered in October at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul by a team of 15 agents sent from Riyadh.

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