Joe Biden In Saudi Arabia: You Responsible For Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Murder, US President To Saudi Crown Prince
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US President Joe Biden is on a tour of West Asia these days. After visiting Israel, he has reached Saudi Arabia. He was accorded a warm welcome here by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Biden raised the issue of the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khagoshi during a meeting with the Crown Prince. Addressing the media after the meeting, Biden said he believed Crown Prince Jamal was responsible for Khagoshi’s murder.
Biden said he raised this issue in a meeting with the Crown Prince. From this it is clear that at the time of the murder of Jamal Khagoshi, what he thought about it and what he thinks now. “Let me say it very clearly that as President of the United States, I cannot remain silent on the issue of human rights,” he said. I will always stand up for my values.
What did the Crown Prince say to Biden?
Biden said, ‘I said straight away that you are responsible for the murder of Jamal Khagoshi? To this the Crown Prince said that he was not personally responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khagoshi. At the same time, he is also taking action against those who are behind this murder. During this meeting, Biden also discussed issues of human rights and political reform.
Biden was criticized
In fact, Biden was heavily criticized for greeting the Crown Prince. In fact, as a presidential candidate, Biden had sharply criticized Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khagoshi on the issue of human rights. Only last year, Biden allowed the release of a US intelligence report that said the crown prince was directly behind the murder of journalist Jamal Khagoshi. Since then, there was a dispute in the relations between the two countries. However, the Crown Prince has been denying this report from the beginning.