Jamal Khashoggi’s Fiancee Urges Biden To Release CIA’s Classified Report Into The Murder
Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has urged the US president-elect, Joe Biden, to release the CIA’s classified report on his murder as soon as he enters the White House. Khashoggi, a columnist for Washington Post disappeared while visiting Saudi Consulate on his trip to Istanbul in 2018. Later, Suadi officials admitted that Khashoggi was mistakenly killed during an extradition operation. However, the crown Prince continues to deny any knowledge of the same.
Calling on the American authorities to release the classified documents, she asserted that it would “greatly assist in uncovering the truth” about people responsible for his murder. Although official investigation reports have not been released as yet, media reports have alleged the role of Saudi Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in his killing
Biden had repeatedly denounced Saudi Arabia’s sordid activities and promised that he would withdraw the US from an arms deal with Riyadh signed by his predecessor. During his 2020 election campaign, Biden had even promised that he would make Saudi Arabia “the pariah they are” if he was elected. Sticking to the same, the incoming Biden administration was considering the release of documents to provide transparency, The Gaudian reported citing a White House source.