U.S. not covering up Khashoggi murder, Pompeo says

Cheryl Sanders
February 12, 2019

But asked where Khashoggi´s body is, he told the the interviewer "We don´t know". "It was a mistake". He added that the delegation will include members of Saudi Royal family, high government officials and renowned businessmen of the Kingdom. "The president has been very clear - couldn't be more clear - as we get additional information, we will continue to hold all of those responsible accountable".

A senior official at the ministry on Monday said that they had held consecutive meetings during the past few days for the objective and all relevant stakeholders had been taken on bard in this connection.

The crown prince will depart for Malaysia after concluding his visit to Pakistan, sources mentioned.

A man passes in front of a screen showing Jamal Khashoggi during a commemoration event of Khashoggi's supporters on November 11, 2018 in Istanbul. "And the whole country is shocked by this".

Both the Central Intelligence Agency and Turkish investigators say MBS personally ordered the assassination, yet Trump announced in November that the USA would not end its alliance with the Middle Eastern kingdom.

Although the White House has sanctioned 17 Saudi individuals for their involvement in the murder, including two top aides to MBS, members of Congress from both parties have called for greater action to be taken against the kingdom and its leaders. "Don't judge us before the process is complete". More than 60 people, many of whom are believed to be human rights activists, were arrested in May 2017 alone by the Saudi government during a wave of detentions, according to a January 2018 report released by two leading global human rights lawyers.

Al-Jubeir claimed Saudi investigators still don't know the location of Khashoggi's body.

Turkey says he was killed by a team of 15 Saudis who strangled him at the mission, and media reports have said his body was cut up and dissolved in acid.

"We are still investigating", he told CBS.

"I think for anyone to think they can dictate what we should do or what our leadership should do is preposterous", he said.

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