UK, France and Germany call for 'credible' Khashoggi probe
15 October, 2018, 11:30 | Author: Elaine Woods
"We would be very upset and angry if that were the case", he said of Saudi Arabia being responsible.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declined to speculate on what Trump might do after the president promised "severe punishment" in a "60 Minutes" interview, if the us determines that Khashoggi was indeed killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
They said there must be a credible investigation to establish the truth and "if relevant" identify those responsible for Khashoggi's disappearance.
"We encourage joint Saudi-Turkish efforts in that regard, and expect the Saudi government to provide a completely and detailed response".
"So, we do that, we really are hurting our country a lot more than we're hurting Saudi Arabia".
Turkey believes he was murdered inside the building by a 15-person "assassination squad", with the government saying it has video and audio evidence proving he was killed at the consulate.
Speaking on the matter Saturday, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu called on Riyadh to cooperate and allow Turkish prosecutors and experts to enter the consulate.
Sens. Marco Rubio and Jeff Flake, members of the Foreign Relations Committee, said Congress was prepared to move quickly and firmly if Trump failed to adequately respond to the October 2 disappearance of Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor who had written columns critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Prince Aziz said that Saudi Arabia "valued the cooperation with the brothers in Turkey through the joint investigation team and other official channels", and stressed the important role of the media in reporting facts and not influencing investigations and judicial proceedings.
The statement issued via the State-run press agency on Sunday also warned the kingdom would respond to any steps taken against it.
The crown prince has aggressively pitched the kingdom as a destination for foreign investment.
"The kingdom also affirms that it will respond to any action with a bigger one".
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"The kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it, whether through economic sanctions, political pressure or repeating false accusations", the kingdom's statement said.
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