Riyadh rejects international probe

      Published on Sunday, 18 November , 2018      695 Views     
Riyadh rejects international probe

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Thursday dismissed Turkey’s demand for an international inquiry into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Riyadh has its own “investigative body” and would “reject” an independent investigation into the killing of Khashoggi, who had been “heavily drugged” before being dismembered, Minister Adel Al Jubeir said.

“This is now a legal case and is thus in the hands of Saudi Arabia’s judiciary,” Al Jubeir told reporters in Riyadh.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday called for the international investigation into the October 2 killing of Khashoggi.

Category Government | 2018/11/18 latest update at 3:00 AM
Source : Khaleej Times | Photocredit : Google
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