French President Francois Hollande

France Awarded Top Honour To Saudi Prince ‘At His Request’

PARIS (AFP) – The awarding of France’s top honour to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, which sparked a storm of criticism, was done at the royal’s request, a French magazine reported this week. Causette, a monthly women’s magazine, published an exchange

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French President Francois Hollande (right) greets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on March 4, 2016