Jamal Khashoggi: Mike Pompeo to visit Saudi Arabia
Jamal Khashoggi: Mike Pompeo to visit Saudi Arabia
President Donald Trump talks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington
16 October, 2018, 11:46
The move comes in response to the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident columnist who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago.
Turkish authorities say a team of Saudis killed Khashoggi, and USA intelligence intercepts show Saudi officials discussing an operation to lure Khashoggi - a Saudi citizen who had been living in the United States - back to Saudi Arabia from his home in Virginia and detain him.
The Saudi government could not immediately be reached for comment on the CNN report.
Speaking to reporters after a phone call with King Salman, Mr Trump said the Saudi leader had firmly denied knowing what had happened to Mr Khashoggi.
The king thanked Erdogan for welcoming the Saudi proposal for the joint group and said no one could undermine their relationship.
As is so often the case, when human rights conflict with war and money, war and money win - and not just under Trump, as some journalists have been quick to suggest.
Speaking with reporters at the White House later, Trump reiterated that there would be "very powerful" repercussions for Saudi Arabia should the United States determine that the kingdom is responsible for the death of Khashoggi, who wrote for the Post's Global Opinions section.
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"Trump accepting Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi story without a thorough, independent investigation only enables authoritarian behaviour", said Senator Ed Markey. Trump's argument that any such curtailment would entail a USA economic sacrifice and would only open a market for Russian Federation and China to exploit is phony because his claim of securing $110 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia is also phony.
The official said the prosecutor had been instructed to work quickly.
In this December 15, 2014 file photo, Jamal Khashoggi, then general manager of a new Arabic news channel speaks during a press conference, in Manama, Bahrain. "Imposing any type of sanctions on Saudi Arabia by the West will cause the kingdom to resort to other options", he said.
Turkish officials have said they fear a Saudi hit team killed and dismembered Khashoggi, who wrote critically of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Saudi Arabia unapologetically flogs, imprisons - and occasionally, crucifies - people for committing the crime of "homosexual intercourse".
On Monday, King Salman ordered an investigation into the case.
Media captionCCTV footage shows missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
"He said that they are working closely with Turkey to find answer". Permission apparently came after a late Sunday-night call between King Salman and the Turkish president, RecepTayyipErdoğan. A spokesman for JPMorgan confirmed chief executive Jamie Dimon will no longer attend, but declined to say why.
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