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US News Saudi Arabia announced Monday, Biden warns

15:00  28 february  2021
15:00  28 february  2021 Source:   latribune.fr

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USA-ARABIA-KHASHOGGI-BIDEN: Saudi Arabia announced Monday, Biden

UNE ANNONCE SERA FAITE LUNDI SUR L'ARABIE SAOUDITE, PRÉVIENT BIDEN warns © Reuters / Tom Brenner ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE MADE MONDAY ON SAUDI ARABIA, ADVISES BIDEN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden said on Saturday that an announcement would be made on Saudi Arabia on Monday in connection with the US intelligence report claiming that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had approved the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Asked about possible retaliatory measures against the prince, Joe Biden replied: "There will be an announcement on Monday on what we are going to do with Saudi Arabia in general."

The United States to unveil a report incriminating Saudi Prince Mohamed bin Salman in the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi

 The United States to unveil a report incriminating Saudi Prince Mohamed bin Salman in the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi © Saudi Press Agency Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on February 20. The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohamed bin Salman (known as "MBS"), reportedly "approved" and "presumably ordered" in 2018 the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . This is according to the Reuters news agency, which interviewed four US officials familiar with the matter. Those findings are said to be in a declassified US intelligence report, which the White House is set to release.

According to a CIA report declassified by the White House on Friday, Mohammed bin Salman approved the operation to capture or kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The Saudi dissident exiled in the United States, who wrote a column in the Washington Post, was assassinated on October 2, 2018 inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. His dismembered body has never been found.

The authorities in Riyadh have denied any responsibility for this assassination and brought to justice subordinate officials accused of having acted on their own initiative.

(Steve Holland, French version Elizabeth Pineau)

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