Saudi Arabia’s king Salman has held several government posts. The Monarch exchanges, among other things, his chief diplomats. The new foreign Minister, the former Minister of Finance Ibrahim al-Assaf. He follows Adel al-Dschubair, 2015 in the office. The leadership of the country announced in a series of Royal decrees.

the New Ministers were also named for the national guard, as well as the ministries of Information and education. The international pressure on the crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman does not relate to the Changes directly.

The leadership of Saudi Arabia in the past few months, for the murder of the government-critical journalist Jamal Khashoggi international criticism. The columnist for the “Washington Post” was killed in early October in the saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul.

A series of clues heir to the throne, Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), the son of the king came – in the vicinity of the fact. According to media reports, the US secret service, CIA assumes that the crown Prince is as the mastermind behind the killing.

MbS retains the decrees according to his Post as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of defense. The composition of the security Council under his chairmanship will, however, changed, in addition, several provincial governors have been replaced.


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