Elko: US President Donald Trump says he isn’t happy with Saudi Arabia’s dealing with of the dying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, and says questions stay unanswered.
Saudi Arabia stated early on Saturday that Khashoggi, a critic of the nation’s de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, had died in a combat inside its consulate within the Turkish metropolis.
Riyadh supplied no proof to assist its account, which marked a reversal of an preliminary assertion that Khashoggi had left the consulate the identical day he entered on October 2 to get paperwork for his upcoming marriage.
Requested throughout a visit to Nevada if he was happy that Saudi officers had been fired over Khashoggi’s dying, Trump stated: “No, I’m not happy till we discover the reply. Nevertheless it was an enormous first step, it was a superb first step. However I need to get to the reply.”
Turkish officers suspect Khashoggi, a Washington Publish columnist, was killed contained in the consulate by a staff of Saudi brokers and his physique minimize up.