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Saudi crown prince Salman may be behind Khashoggi killing, says Trump

I wanted to believe Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman when he said that lower level officials were to blame for the killing at the Saudi mission, said Trump

Reuters  |  ISTANBUL 

US President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince bore ultimate responsibility for the operation that led to Jamal Khashoggi's killing, and Turkish police were allowed to extend their probe at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. . In his toughest comments yet, Trump told the Wall Street Journal he wanted to believe Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman when he said that lower level officials were to blame for the killing at the Saudi mission. . But he suggested responsibility lay higher up: "Well, the prince is running things over there more so at this ...

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First Published: Wed, October 24 2018. 20:30 IST
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