Mike Pompeo Leaned on Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Ditch Associate Tied to Khashoggi Murder

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secretary of state according to the Guardian. The private conversation occurred after concern was raised over Saudi handling of the Khashoggi affair by the Trump White House. The adviser has been sanctioned by the Trump administration for his alleged role in the murder of the journalist. authorities believe he oversaw the team that killed Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The Guardian reports its unlikely that the crown prince will heed the warning I am not sure MBS will take any notice of the U. 5 million and growing in unpaid medical bills for the girl whose care they agreed to sponsor in full. The patients parents too have said the prince confirmed to them directly that the money was coming. Pompeo is understood to have raised his concerns about Saud al Qahtani in private conversations with Prince Mohammed and his brother Khalid bin Salman. US authorities believe that Qahtani oversaw the team that killed Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The Saudi government has said the Khashoggi murder was a rogue operation and has denied the crown prince had any role in it

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