A man stands outside the Canadian Embassy in the Saudi capital Riyadh, August 7, 2018. AFP / Nasser al-Harbi
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Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada over its arrest of women's rights activists will not affect the kingdom's oil sales to Canadian customers, the Saudi energy minister said Thursday.Canada, itself one of the world's five top energy producers, gets some 10 percent of its oil imports from Saudi Arabia.Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir Wednesday ruled out any mediation efforts and said the kingdom was considering taking more measures against Canada for interfering in Saudi Arabia's domestic affairs.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau later said that his nation would continue diplomatic talks with Saudi Arabia but wouldn't be backing down on raising human rights issues.
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