Saudi cabinet: Whoever responsible for Khashoggi death will be held accountable

The Saudi cabinet of ministers released a statement saying Riyadh would hold accountable all those behind the death. (File photo)

Saudi Arabia’s cabinet on Tuesday said it would hold accountable all those behind the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “no matter who they may be”.

“Measures have been taken by the kingdom to uncover the truth and hold accountable all those whose incompetence or immediate responsibility” was behind the killing “no matter who they may be,” a cabinet statement was released by Saudi Press Agency via Twitter.

This comes as Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir reaffirmed on Tuesday the kingdom’s commitment to a “comprehensive investigation” into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:58 - GMT 06:58