The General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers said that it followed with interest the Saudi Foreign Ministry’s statement in response to the US intelligence report on Khashoggi’s murder, which was devoid of any data or evidence.
The General Secretariat appreciated the facts contained in the ministry’s statement that prove without any doubt the Kingdom’s remarkable role and its wise leadership in promoting the values of truth and justice, appreciating the full independence enjoyed by the Saudi judiciary, and its handling of this crime with all integrity and impartiality.
The General Secretariat expressed its deep appreciation for the constructive role the Kingdom plays in achieving security and peace in the region and the world, and for its standing at the forefront of countries in confronting terrorism, fighting crime and promoting human rights.
The General Secretariat expressed its great commitment to the efforts of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and his Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to achieve development and prosperity in the Kingdom, and to support international peace and security.
She affirmed her full support for all measures taken by the Kingdom to ensure its security and to confront the campaigns that aim to undermine it, its national symbols, and its wise leadership.
The American intelligence said in its report, which was published Friday, that it appreciates that the Saudi crown prince approved an operation in Istanbul, Turkey to arrest or kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement Friday, its categorical rejection of the “abusive and unconcerned conclusions in the report.” Correct about the leadership of the kingdom. “
Khashoggi was killed on October 2, 2018, inside the Riyadh consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, in a case that shook international public opinion.
Source: Egyptian “Al-Ahram” + agencies