PressTV-US Senate bill declares MbS ‘complicit’ in Khashoggi death

A bipartisan group of US senators in Congress have introduced a resolution that formally holds responsible Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as well as his role in Saudi atrocities committed during the war in Yemen.

The proposal, brought by six senators from both political parties on Wednesday, declares with a “a high level of confidence” that Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader, also known as MbS, “was complicit” in the murder of Khashoggi.

Khashoggi disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul on October 2.

Riyadh first dodged questions and provided contradicting accounts about his fate before admitting weeks later the US-based journalist was killed inside the complex.

While Turkish and American intelligence reports indicate that MbS was in on the murder, Trump has attempted to vindicate the prince on the grounds that punishing him would…

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