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Saudi Prince Slams CIA Assessment Report on Khashoggi Murder
November 24, 2018, 12:36 AM PST
Updated on November 24, 2018, 8:57 PM PST
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A former head of Saudi intelligence cast doubt over the credibility of any CIA report that incriminates Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Several news organizations including the Washington Post and New York Times have reported that the CIA concluded the crown prince ordered the columnist’s assassination in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, contradicting Riyadh’s version that he wasn’t involved. CIA officials have high confidence in their conclusion, which is based on multiple sources of intelligence, the Post reported Nov. 16.
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