In the US Congress, the displeasure over the behavior of President Donald Trump, in the case of the death of saudi Arabian journalists grows Jamal Khashoggi. The Trump's government signaled on Friday that they will not meet the deadline, to which you should present to the Congress a requested report. Trump my, he must submit such a paper, said an employee of the White house.
The Democrat Juan Pachon said, however, Trump had no choice: "Either he abides by the law, or he breaks it." The Democrat Eliot Engel said, to the refusal to show the need to go to the motives of Trumps foreign policy.
Republicans and Democrats had been activated four months ago, a law that the government gave 120 days for a report. The deadline is on 8. February. The Congress wants to know whether the government wants to bring sanctions against individuals, which are for the killing Khashoggis responsible.
Khashoggi had been killed in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey
Khashoggi, who had lived in the United States, was killed in October in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey. Turkish media reports that he was tortured before. His body is gone, until today. The important US-ally Saudi Arabia had initially claimed the Journalist had to leave the Consulate after his visit.
Only weeks later, the country had been given under great international pressure, the Journalist had come to the Consulate after a struggle for life. Trump had referred to this representation immediately as credible, while other countries, such as Germany, have demanded further explanations.More about
Killed Dissident and Journalist Saudi Royal house again in Erklärungsnot to Khashoggi-murderChristian Böhme, Thomas Seibert
Khashoggi was a critic of the Saudi crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. According to the Turkish representation of the murder of the highest Saudi Arabian office has been instructed, what has the leadership in Riyadh. Also UN-led investigations have revealed indications of a mastermind at the saudi Arabian state. The US secret service has raised the accusation that the crown Prince bin Salman was involved in the killing, and you have instructed. (Reuters)