Secretary of state had previously said US was reviewing possible sanctions on individuals that took part in killing of journalist
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Monday to press for an end to the war in Yemen and to call on Saudi leaders to cooperate with an investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Foreign Secretary wants to use the Middle East trip to help end the civil war in Yemen.
Killing of Saudi dissident journalist, war in Yemen currently two major sources of strain in decades-old alliance between Washington and Riyadh
U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed how to respond to the killing last month of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, a White House official said Sunday.
The leaders of Turkey, the U.S. and France agreed in Paris to pressure Riyadh to reveal the truth about slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while the Saudi kingdom rejected an investigation by the international community
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirmed to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a call Sunday that the U.S. will hold those involved in the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "accountable."
It took place more than a year before Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
Saudi Arabia, the UK, Germany, France, and the US have all received recordings related to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, who died in the consulate.
During discussions in Riyadh in 2017, Saudi intelligence officials discussed hiring private companies to kill the head of Iran’s Quds force and other Iranian operatives.
The murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a tragedy both for his family and for Saudi Arabia, and those responsible will be brought to justice, the Saudi Ambassador to Germany said in an interview published on Sunday. “In the end, we will know who did what and when. We take this very seriously,” Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan told the German newspaper Welt Am Sonntag.
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