The US State Secretary Mike Pompeo told still the United States is resuming the investigation on the brutal assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the US legislators persistently demand stronger US action for punishing the perpetrators.
US State Secretary Mike Pompeo told, “ America is not covering up for a murder” during a tour to Hungary, including that the United States would take additional action to capture all the accused individuals involved in the brutal killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October.
After initial declination of the death of Saudi journalist, Saudi Arabia ensured that its agents murdered Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince, as well as Washington Post columnist and contributor. Riyadh refuses to admit about the involvement of their higher authorities behind the killing.
The Us legislators, as well as Democrats along with some Republicans fellow of Trump, have sought a sturdy explanation from Washington to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, where a Saudi-led alliance is combating with Iran supported Houthi rebels.
The Trump administration had confronted a deadline on 8th February, for sending a report to Congress on who was responsible for the death of Khashoggi, and whether the US government would enforce sanctions on the accused behind the killing. A group of Democratic and Republican senators resumed their knocking to penalize Saudi Arabia, uncovering the legislation to prevent some arms sales and enforce sanctions.
US President Donald Trump has countered this kind of judicial efforts, pondering the issues of weapon sales as an important source of US jobs and supporting by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.
The US President Donald Trump is also not willing to disturb the strategic relationship with the kingdom, seen as an important regional counterbalance to Iran.