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US to determine Khashoggi’s killer- Trump

US to determine Khashoggi’s killer- Trump
  • PublishedNovember 18, 2018

US President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would determine in the coming days who killed the Saudi Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered on October 2 at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Speaking to reporters in Malibu, California, where he visited fire-ravaged areas on Saturday, Trump said a “full report” about “who did it” would be completed. the next two days, “either Sunday or Monday, then he mentioned a different deadline,” Monday or Tuesday “.

A few hours earlier, US State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said that the US had not reached a “definitive conclusion” on responsibility for the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi at this stage. .

She reacted to reports from the Washington Post and the New York Times, citing unnamed sources that the CIA found that it was Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who ordered the journalist’s assassination.

Heather Nauert stated that at the time she spoke it was premature to appoint a particular officer.

“Recent reports that the US government has reached a definitive conclusion are inaccurate,” she said in a statement. “Number of unanswered questions remain”.

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