Natural History Museum defends hosting Saudi embassy event

Venue urged to cancel reception after disappearance of Saudi journalist in Istanbul

The Natural History Museum has defended an event it is hosting for the Saudi embassy in London as global outrage grows about the disappearance in Istanbul of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The museum said the reception on Thursday to celebrate Saudi Arabia Day was booked two months ago and none of its staff would attend.

Source: FS – World News 2 DV
Natural History Museum defends hosting Saudi embassy event