A US report concludes the Saudi crown Prince supported killing of journalist Khashoggi

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As the United States government released a long-awaited intelligence report, it has been concluded that the Saudi crown prince supported to silence the dissidents abroad.

The four-page long report released by the Office of Director of National Security concludes that the Saudi Crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman approved an operation in Turkey, “to kill the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.”

The report said that the assessment has been made based on crown prince Salman’s direct control of the decision-making process in the kingdom.

The report also said that the advisers and members of the prince’s protective detail had the direct involvement “for using measures to silence the dissidents abroad, including Khashoggi.”

Khashoggi was murdered after being lured to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to pick up documentation needed to marry his Turkish fiancee, The Virginia resident Khashoggi used to write for The Washington Post. He was reportedly deceased by a 15 men Saudi hit squad using a bone saw.

Khashoggi’s remains were never discovered.


Publish : 2021-02-27 00:36:00

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