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Pompeo says Saudi leaders pledge thorough probe of Khashoggi disappearance

October 16, 2018 9:40 PM
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Saudi leaders strongly denied any knowledge of what took place in their Istanbul consulate during a visit by U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and promised a serious and credible investigation.

“During each of today’s meetings, the Saudi leadership strongly denied any knowledge of what took place in their consulate in Istanbul,” Pompeo said in a statement from Saudi Arabia. “My assessment from these meetings is that there is serious commitment to determine all the facts and ensure accounta...

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