SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son speaks at a news conference in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: AFP

Softbank boss breaks silence to condemn murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but says he will not sever ties with Saudi Arabia

  • Japanese conglomerate is closely linked to the Middle Eastern kingdom, which supplies more than half of the money in the company’s US$100 billion Vision Fund
  • CEO said SoftBank was “deeply saddened” by the news of Khashoggi’s murder, which he condemned as “a horrific and deeply regrettable act”
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SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son speaks at a news conference in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: AFP
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