• Pompeo says Saudis promise ‘transparent' Khashoggi probe

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    ANKARA, Turkey - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia told him their investigation into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi won't spare anyone, including royals. Pompeo told journalists Wednesday morning before flying to Turkey that the kingdom promised a “transparent investigation.” Pompeo said: “They made a commitment...
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  • Mike Pompeo says Saudi leadership is working to 'ensure accountability' for Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

    Mike Pompeo says Saudi leadership is working to 'ensure accountability' for Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the Saudi leadership is working to "ensure accountability" for the events surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
    Pompeo said Saudi leaders pledged to conduct a "thorough, transparent, and timely investigation."
    The secretary was sent to Riyadh on Monday at the request of US President Donald Trump, as news emerged that authorities found newly painted services inside the consulate, suggesting a potential cover-up.
    In a statement released Tuesday evening, Pompeo echoed Trump's earlier remarks that the Saudis "strongly...
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