Saudi Arabia again says no to worldwide probe into Khashoggi murder

Saudi Human Rights official: Brought perpetrators of Khashoggi murder to justice

The accused in the killing of Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October previous year have so far attended three court hearings along with their lawyers, Al-Aiban told the Council.

Saudi Arabia on Thursday reiterated its rejection of calls for an global, independent investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, insisting it was well equipped to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Whereas the United Nations and USA intelligence agencies have implicated Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the murder, the US' report Thursday stopped shy of accusing their long-time ally's leadership. While he provided no names or details about the men who have been charged, he assured the 47-member council that Saudi Arabia is adhering to its own constitutional principles as well as worldwide law.

Aiban, speaking before the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday, insisted that his country was taking all the "measures required for us to resolve this heinous crime".

But Aiban said Saudi Arabia would not accept what he termed as foreign interference in its domestic affairs and judicial system.

It announced General Secretariat of Interpol published the red notice March 1 in accordance with Turkey's request.

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Ankara has repeatedly pressed Riyadh to reveal more details of the killing.

On Thursday, Aiban said the suspects had faced three hearings so far in Saudi Arabia with their lawyers present.

Aiban also rejected any outside probes into what happened to Khashoggi.

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on 17 individuals in November, but these did not include several high-ranking Saudi officials implicated in the murder, including the Crown Prince. " While not naming any names, he said that 11 Saudi citizens had been indicted for the "heinous crime" past year".

The public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five of them.

While Saudi Arabia has abolished the ban on women driving since its previous review, other government-enforced guardian restrictions remain in place, including on travel outside the country.

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