Mohammed bin Salman al-Daudpoto: Bandar Algaloud / Reuters
The murder of a Saudi journalist Jamal Hakuji is the attitude of the crown Prince of the Kingdom Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud. This statement was made by Senator Robert Corker after a private briefing by the head of the CIA Gina has Haspel, reports CNN.
“We need deliberately to portray a blind man not to come to the conclusion that it [the crime] was planned and organized at the direction of MBS (the Senator used the initials of the Prince — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), and that he was initially involved in the death of Hakuji,” said Corker told reporters. He added that, according to the CIA report, the team engaged in the murder of the journalist, invited a legal expert to assist in the dismemberment of men.
The Senator from Tennessee, Corker and Senator from North Carolina, Lindsey Graham plan to introduce a bill on sanctions against Salman. “If he appeared before the judge, the sentence he would have passed within 30 minutes,” said Corker. It is noted that the response to the Kingdom can include limiting US involvement in military action in Yemen.
Earlier human rights activists demanded that the Argentine authorities to arrest Salman, who visited Buenos Aires to participate in the summit of “Big twenty”.
On 29 November it was reported that the US and Saudi Arabia continue negotiating the purchase of the Kingdom of missile complexes THAAD. Before this, the US President Donald trump made a statement that the United States will continue to cooperate with the middle Eastern Kingdom, despite the scandal that erupted after the murder of journalist Jamal Hakuji. According to the President, the U.S. will remain a “steadfast partner” in Saudi Arabia. “If we foolishly abandon our contacts, Russia and China will have a huge benefit,” he said.
Jamal Hakuji went missing on 2 October on the territory of the Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Turkey. The authorities acknowledged the death of a journalist only 18 days after his death. Crime was connected with crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud. The foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia assured that the heir, who journalists connect 15 suspects in the murder, was not aware of the operation.
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