Saudi Senior Scholars Council Rejects Report Provided to Congress About Killing of Saudi Citizen Jamal Khashoggi

Riyadh, The General Secretariat of the Council of Senior Scholars of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has rejected the negative, false and unacceptable assessment in the report provided to the US Congress about the murder of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi, affirming its full support for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s statement that completely rejected the report.
In a statement issued today, the secretariat said that this report was not based on evidence or facts, confirming its full confidence in what the judiciary took regarding this case. It added that tracing judicial decisions is an offense to the justice system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which enjoys complete independence.
The General Secretariat pointed out that the people of Saudi Arabia stand behind their wise leadership, noting that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a fundamental pillar in safeguarding human rights and supporting security and stability in the world through its policy of moderation and rejecting violence and extremism.

 

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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