“Abominable Crime”: Saudi Crown Prince denies formation of killing of Khashoggi

“Abominable Crime”: Saudi Crown Prince denies formation of killing of Khashoggi

Even a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi, his body has not been found. Crown Prince Bin Salman continues to reject responsibility                        Mohammed bin Salman                 The Saudi Crown Prince condemned the murder of journalist Kashoggi in a TV interview, but refused any responsibility.                  (Photo: AP)                   New York The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has taken “full responsibility” for the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a television interview, but has denied allegations that he ordered the murder. “This was a heinous crime,” said the 34 – year-old Prince in an interview on the US television program “60 Minutes,” which aired on Sunday. He assumed full responsibility as part of Saudi Arabia’s political leadership, “especially as it was exercised by individuals who worked for the Saudi government.” When asked whether he ordered the killing of Khashoggi, which would kill the prince in columns of Newspaper “The Washington Post” had criticized Bin Salman: “Absolutely not”. The killing had been “a mistake,” he said. Khashoggi had entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2 2018 to collect documents he needed for the wedding with his Turkish fiancé. Saudi government agents killed Khashoggi at the consulate in Istanbul and apparently dissected his body, which was never found. Saudi Arabia sued eleven people for murder and put them on trial. The process is not public, no one has yet been convicted. According to a United Nations report, Saudi Arabia bears the responsibility. The possible role of the Crown Prince should therefore be investigated. Saudi Arabia insisted that the Crown Prince had not been involved in the operation, even if agents involved report directly to him. “Some believe I should know what the three million people daily work for the Saudi government,” said the Crown Prince on the television program. Khashoggi’s fiancé Hatice Cengiz told the AP news agency in New York on Thursday that he was responsible for the murder Do not lie with the perpetrators. She wanted Crown Prince Bin Salman to give her answers to the questions, “Why was Jamal killed? Where is his body? What was the motive for this murder? “Next: Following the murder of journalist Khashoggi, police cooperation with Saudi Arabia had been suspended. Now the federal government wants to continue – and reaps criticism for it. ap
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