US State Secretary Mike Pompeo told he will ask Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to certify the killers of the Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi are detained accountable for their brutal crime. The top diplomat of US told about a politically sensitive tour in Saudi Arabia on a substantial tour in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia has to confront intensive international probe over the murder of Khashoggi inside the consulate at Istanbul.
US State Secretary, Pompeo told the reporters at a press conference in Qatar, “We will continue to have a conversation with the crown prince and the Saudis about ensuring the accountability is full and complete with respect to the unacceptable murder of Jamal Khashoggi ”.
“ So, we’ll continue to talk about that and make sure we have all the facts so that they are held accountable, certainly by the Saudis but by the United States as well.”
US State Secretary, Mike Pompeo is due to visit Saudi Arabia as a part of an eight-day-long tour to Amman, Cairo, Manama, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Muscat and finally Kuwait City.
He was informing to journalists in Doha after meeting his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani.
He will meet the Qatari emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, before leading to Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Journalist was brutally killed on 2nd October, in a case which dazed the world and alarmed a serious rift between Washington and Riyadh. The journalist was killed and his dead body was butchered inside the kingdom’s consulate at Istanbul. Later evidence emerged that the assassination was conducted following the preplanned direction and by a team was sent by Saudis individual authority from Riyadh which was directly connected to the Saudi Crown Prince. Therefore, Washington eventually demanded a fair international investigation. The prosecutors of Riyadh have declared the complaints against 11 people and are demanding the death penalty against five of them.