US President Donald Trump holds a Complicity of the Saudi crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi is possible, but not proven. “It could very well be that the crown Prince had knowledge of this tragic incident – maybe he was and maybe he didn’t!”, it was said in a communication Trumps.
The investigations of the US intelligence services to the violent death Khashoggis Saudi last’s Consulate in Istanbul to Trumps information. All the facts about this “unacceptable and terrible crime”, however, would perhaps never come to light, said in the statement.
the US media had previously reported, the Saudi crown Prince bin Salman had ordered the killing of the regime-critical journalists. The US secret service CIA to come in his final report to this conclusion, reported by the Washington Post and the New York Times. Trump had announced a “comprehensive report” to the case. Then you’ll know, “who was it,” said Trump. Further, the U.S. President spoke of a “terrible thing” that should never have happened.
In the now popular scarce Letter from the White house, once again, we intend to highlight the role of Saudi Arabia as an ally of the United States: “The United States is to remain a solid Partner of Saudi Arabia.” The country was a great ally “in our very important fight against Iran”. The Kingdom had also promised billions of dollars for the fight against “radical Islamic terrorist”.
Also, for economic reasons, relations with Saudi Arabia are important. By the Kingdom of promised investment in the United States in the amount of $ 450 billion (395 billion euros) would create hundreds of thousands of jobs, Trump more. Also, the leadership in Riyadh very cooperative in the efforts to limit the Oil prices.
therefore, It would be foolish to end the multi-billion dollar arms deals with the leadership in Riyadh, – stated in the message. Of these, only Russia and China would benefit enormously. “That would be a wonderful gift for you – directly from the United States!”
The statement from the White house bears the title America First! (America first) – and it also ends with the core slogan of Trumps election campaign. The President argues that he is not acting alone and solely in the interest of the United States, by shake of the relations to Saudi Arabia. There are members of Congress who represented a different opinion, writes Trump. “And you are free to do that.” He will listen to proposals from the Parliament for further action, but always act on what was Best for the country.
The critics of the regime Khashoggi was on 2. October, in Istanbul has been killed. The had given weeks later, Saudi-Arabia, to several international criticism. At the same time, the leadership of the country refused any responsibility.
Turkey has made the Saudi leadership for the violent death of the journalist responsible. Security authorities estimate that a kill command from Saudi Arabia was sent. Currently, 21 of the Saudis sitting in your country in jail, including all 15 members of the team that was at the beginning of October in Turkey.