The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi mentioned Friday that President Joe Biden had enabled Saudi Arabia's crown prince to take extra victims after the US chief met and fist-bumped the person accused of ordering the journalist's homicide.
Within the type of what she imagined as a tweet by Khashoggi, Hatice Cengiz wrote to Biden, "Is that this the accountability you promised for my homicide? The blood of MBS's subsequent sufferer is in your palms."
Khashoggi, a Saudi who wrote critically of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in The Washington Submit, was strangled to loss of life and dismembered in October 2018 after coming into the dominion's Istanbul consulate to fill out paperwork to marry Cengiz, who's Turkish.
Biden had vowed as a candidate to make Saudi Arabia a "pariah" however traveled Friday to Jeddah and was pictured fist-bumping the 36-year-old de facto ruler of the oil-rich kingdom.
"The fist bump between President Biden and Mohammed bin Salman was worse than a handshake -- it was shameful," mentioned Fred Ryan, the writer and CEO of The Washington Submit, which has demanded accountability for the loss of life of its late contributor.
"It projected a degree of intimacy and luxury that delivers to MBS the unwarranted redemption that he's in search of," Ryan mentioned in a press release.