The government of Saudi Arabia issued a statement condemning a recent U.S. Senate resolution blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and said the government rejects external interference in its affairs.
President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a 'steadfast partner' of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month.
Saudi Arabia's Public Prosecution released a briefing on the investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. Below is the full text of the briefing, emailed by the Saudi Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman continued his active visit to the United States yesterday, attending a business meeting in New York with over 200 executives, and later meeting with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres.