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Trump message about Khashoggi case worries enemies of Saudi Arabia

Trump hails Saudi-Turkish joint probe into Khashoggi disappearance
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday sent an important message regarding the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which will haunt the enemies of the kingdom.

Trump said he does not want to give up Saudi Arabia and that "Washington needs the kingdom in the war against terrorism."

"I hope we are at the better end of the equation," Trump said in response to a question in an interview with Fox Business about what he intends to do about Riyadh if it is proven guilty.

"We need Saudi Arabia in our war against terrorism and everything that happens in Iran and elsewhere," Trump said.

Answering a question that the United States will not give up on Saudi Arabia, he said, "I do not want to do this, and frankly, they have a huge order, $110 billion," referring to the promised sale of US arms to the kingdom.

Trump added, "It's 500,000 jobs and in the end it will be $110 billion, which is the largest order in the history of our country from an outside army. And I said, ‘do we reject it?’"

"I hope that things will work out and we will know the result; we will know the truth. I hope the king and the crown prince were not aware of it," he said about the incident.

Iran and Qatar are seeking to exploit the case of Khashoggi's disappearance by accusing the kingdom with the journalist’s murder inside its consulate in Turkey.

Al-Jazeera TV, which cooperates with terrorists, insists that Khashoggi was killed and did not come out of the Saudi consulate in Turkey.

The Qatari network organized a stand of solidarity with Khashoggi, in which journalists and employees from various channels and sectors of the network participated in a move that was criticized by the family of the Saudi journalist as an exploitation to settle accounts with Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, the circumstances of the case are still vague and are complicated by conflicting Turkish statements.
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