Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Jamal Khashoggi
A Saudi flag flutters atop Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. Reuters

Riyadh - The Kingdom also affirms that it will respond to any action with a bigger one.



By AFP

Published: Sun 14 Oct 2018, 3:26 PM

Last updated: Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8:24 AM

Saudi Arabia on Sunday dismissed threats of sanctions over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and vowed the Kingdom would retaliate against such action.

"The Kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats or attempts to undermine it whether through threats to impose economic sanctions or the use of political pressure," an official source said, quoted by state news agency SPA.


"The Kingdom also affirms that it will respond to any action with a bigger one," the source said.


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