The son of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has left Saudi Arabia and arrived in the United States.
The eldest son was also forced to meet with the Crown Prince, whom, many regard as the orchestrator of his fathers murder.
Spare a thought for Khashoggi's son, banned from leaving Saudi Arabia, who had to go and do this today pic.twitter.com/HyTA896LwF
— Tom Gara (@tomgara) October 23, 2018
Saudi officials now admit was killed in a pre-meditated murder executed by a squad of men with close ties to the country’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Initially, Saudi Arabia denied all knowledge of Khashoggi’s disappearance inside their consulate in Istanbul.
Saudi Arabia is one of Trump’s closest allies and the Khashoggi killing is putting the administration in an awkward position. Mr Trump confirmed last week that the US has requested the tape said to provide evidence of the killing, whilst also rejecting suggestions he was trying to provide cover for Saudi Arabia.
Jared Kushner quoted re Khashoggi: “We’re getting facts in from multiple places,” he said. “Once those facts come in, the secretary of state will work with our national security team to help us determine what we want to believe.”
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