U.S. revoking visas, exploring sanctions in Khashoggi death
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has identified some Saudi officials responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and is taking action, including revoking visas and exploring sanctions, U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has identified some Saudi officials responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and is taking action, including revoking visas and exploring sanctions, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.
"These penalties will not be the last word on the matter from the United States," Pompeo told reporters. "We're making very clear that the United States does not tolerate this kind of ruthless action to silence Mr. Khashoggi, a journalist, through violence."
(Reporting by Jonathan Landay; writing by Doina Chiacu, editing by G Crosse)
This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan told European Council President Charles Michel on Sunday the EU's stance towards the East Mediterranean would be a test of its sincerity, calling on it to take an impartial stance in Turkey's row with Greece. NATO allies Turkey and Greece have been locked in a dispute over hydrocarbon exploration in the sea's disputed waters and the extent of their continental shelves. Provocative comments and steps by European politicians on regional matters would not help achieve a solution, Erdogan was cited as saying by his office
By Susan Heavey and Ted Hesson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump was on the defensive on Sunday over his attitude toward the U.S. military following media reports that he had disparaged fallen veterans, which could harm his campaign for re-election on Nov.
PODGORICA (Reuters) - Thousands gathered in Montenegro's capital Podgorica on Sunday evening waving national flags to protest against the use of Serbian national symbols by opposition parties that won elections last week. Participants chanted: "This is not Serbia" and "We do not give away Montenegro." The pro-Western Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) led by President Milo Djukanovic, which steered Montenegro through the violent collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, lost the parliamentary election last week.