Top-secret documents in a lawsuit revealed that the team that killed Khashoggi was transported via two planes belonging to a company controlled by the Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman.
This came according to news published on Wednesday by the American news site “CNN”, based on what it says is new documents submitted to the Washington District Court under the title “Top Secret”.
The news indicated that the two planes that brought Khashoggi’s 15-man assassination team to Turkey on October 2, 2018 belonged to a company called “Sky Prime Aviation”, and that this company was transferred in December 2017 to the kingdom’s 400 sovereign wealth fund. Billion dollar.
The news pointed out that the evidence in the relevant document showed a new path regarding bin Salman’s link to the killing of Khashoggi.
Documents from Saad Al-Jabri’s lawsuit
The source indicated that these documents were submitted to the aforementioned court as part of a lawsuit filed last August by the former Saudi intelligence officer Saad Al-Jabri, who is in Canada, against Crown Prince Bin Salman.
Al-Jabri, who is believed to be currently residing in Toronto, Canada, accused the Saudi crown prince earlier of sending a team to Canada to kill him in the same way as Khashoggi.
The intelligence report about Khashoggi’s killing soon
And the White House announced, on Wednesday, that the declassified US report on the killing of the Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, will be released soon.
This came in a press conference for White House spokeswoman Jane Psaki.
The spokeswoman said that a phone call between President Joe Biden and Saudi King Salman is being arranged and will take place soon.
She added that the declassified US (intelligence) report about Khashoggi’s killing is being prepared for publication and will be issued soon.
The US administration, led by Joe Biden, is preparing to deal a new blow to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, regarding the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
On the other hand, the US National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, said last week that the report on Khashoggi’s murder, which. The Biden administration will send it to Congress, and it will cover how to ensure there is legal accountability for that crime.
“Congress passed a law effectively requiring the administration to issue a non-confidential copy of the Accountability and Responsibility Report for brutal murder,” he added. And horrific to Jamal Khashoggi. We intend to comply with that, and we intend to do so soon. ”
The Washington Post said that the Biden administration decided to publish the US intelligence report on the role of Mohammed bin Salman. In killing Jamal Khashoggi.
According to the Washington Post, the report concluded that Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Khashoggi inside his country’s embassy in Turkey in 2018.
The newspaper indicated that a senior official in the Saudi Foreign Ministry refused to comment on the timing or contents of the American report.
She also confirmed that the issuance of the report on Khashoggi’s killing will lead to tension in US-Saudi relations and lead to lower levels.
The newspaper pointed out that from the beginning it was clear to the intelligence agency that Bin Salman was involved in Khashoggi’s killing and that he was the one who ordered his assassination.
She added, “However, former US President Donald Trump insisted on ignoring the information and facts in the report. He proceeded to protect bin Salman, describing the killing of Khashoggi as a rogue operation.
“Trump boasted in an interview with Bob Woodward that he“ saved his ass ”from congressional attempts. To hold the crown prince responsible.
Tense Saudi-American relations
In addition, US-Saudi relations fell to their lowest level in many years after Biden took office on January 20.
His administration froze arms sales to the kingdom and criticized the state of human rights issues in the country.
It also said that it will publish the intelligence report on the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in October 2018.
Biden announced the cessation of support for the operations of the Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen, and his administration said it would work to re-evaluate relations with the Kingdom.
Follow our YouTube channel to watch all new
Click here and activate the subscribe button