Jamal Khashoggi’s fianc criticizes Biden on Saudi Crown Prince MBS

The fiance of slain US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi told President Biden that “you are disrespecting yourself” and “adding fuel to the fire” during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the Middle East next month. Are agreeing to

“Mr. President, I urge you not to lose your moral authority or to ignore this heinous crime,” Hatice Sings said in a videotaped message on Wednesday. “You must do your part to bring all the perpetrators of this heinous crime to justice.”

Sengs also mentioned the 1972 car crash that killed Biden’s first wife and newborn daughter.

“Like me, you know grief, pain and sorrow very closely,” he said. “You understand how difficult it is to recover, but in spite of your losses, the person I loved was brutally murdered, and I am forced to live in a world where The killers have not only been punished, but also rewarded.

“It’s just as frustrating,” Genghis said, “if you want to prioritize oil over values ​​and values ​​over values, you can at least ask, ‘Where is Jamal’s body? Does he deserve a proper burial?’ No? And what happened to his killers? ”

Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated in 2018.
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Khashoggi, a Virginia resident who wrote an opinion column in the Washington Post, was lured to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul amid the Crown Prince’s 2018 political crackdown.

After arriving at Khashkji’s diplomatic post, a Saudi hit squad assassinated him, apparently in order to obtain the documents needed to marry Genghis, and, according to Turkish officials, dismembered his body using a bone saw. Have done

The Saudi government initially denied any wrongdoing. But under increasing international pressure, Riyadh eventually admitted that Khashoggi had been assassinated inside the consulate, in which the Saudis denounced the repatriation attempt.

Hatice Sengs, the fiance of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Khashoggi’s fiance, Hatice Sengiz, called on Biden to agree to a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
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The U.S. intelligence community says Muhammad bin Salman, popularly known as MBS, ordered and signed an operation to assassinate Khashoggi. The Saudi government has repeatedly denied the allegations. Several low-ranking Saudi officials and agents were jailed for the killings.

White House Press Secretary Crane Jane Pierre told reporters that Genghis’s words were “devastating” but declined to say whether Biden would take up the matter with the MBS if he visited the kingdom.

“First, I want to say that you know, just hearing that it’s destructive, right?” Jane Pierre said. “She is the widow of Jamal Khashoggi, and so clearly our hearts are going through her and the pain she is going through at the moment.”

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is shown in the Saudi royal palace.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is accused of ordering and signing Khashoggi’s assassination.
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“You know, when it comes to human rights, it’s nothing – the president is a straightforward shooter,” he continued. “It’s not something he’s afraid to talk about. He has those dialogues on a regular basis under the leader. I can’t read right now or tell him what the agenda is going to be or the conversation. What is going to happen. But I assure you, I assure you that when it comes to human rights, this is the priority of this President.

The White House confirmed on Tuesday that Biden would visit Saudi Arabia on his next visit, despite the fact that he would treat Riyadh as a “parody” during his presidential campaign.

On Wednesday, Washington, D.C. officials held a formal street renaming ceremony in front of the Saudi embassy along the Jamal Khashkji Way, in which a sign was unveiled in front of the building’s main entrance.

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