US President Trump speaks with Saudi Crown Prince

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting in Riyadh. (File photo: AP)

US President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he had spoken by telephone with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Earlier, US National Security Advisor John Bolton confirmed that the talks on Khashoggi’s death were continuing with Saudi authorities, referring to Washington’s desire to know the full details into the investigations.

For his part, White House adviser Jared Kushner described Saudi Arabia as a vital partner and important ally.

“The Trump administration is still in the process of investigating the facts,” Kushner said in remarks quoted by CNN. “Trump and Pompeo will decide the course after finding out the facts about the Khashoggi case, calling for transparency and taking the matter seriously.

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