Trump: Saudi Arabia is a great ally of the United States

The US president added that “it would be hurtful to the US if we don’t sell products to Saudi Arabia.” (AP)

The US president Donald Trump reiterated on Friday night the importance of the Saudi-US relations.

Trump said that Saudi Arabia is a great ally and that the importance of Saudi-US ties need to be taken into account.

He also said that he might “know a lot by Monday” in regards to the case of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

He added that “it would be hurtful to the US if we don’t sell products to Saudi Arabia”

US President Donald Trump had confirmed in a tweet on Friday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, “was never given or shown a transcript or video” relating to Saudi citizen and journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Trump tweeted:


Earlier US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed as well that he had not seen any tape or transcript related to Khashoggi, who disappeared in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2.

Pompeo denied ABC News’ report, calling it “factually false.”

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