The Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected the report submitted to the United States’ Congress regarding the heinous murder of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi.
The Ministry noted that the report contained inaccurate information and conclusions.
In a statement carried by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, the Ministry reiterates that it was an abhorrent crime and a flagrant violation of the Kingdom’s laws and values. This crime was committed by a group of individuals that have transgressed all pertinent regulations and authorities of the agencies where they were employed.
The relevant authorities in the Kingdom took all possible measures within our legal system to ensure that these individuals were properly investigated, and to ensure that justice was served. The concerned individuals were convicted and sentenced by the courts in the Kingdom, and these sentences were welcomed by the family of Jamal Khashoggi, the statement said.