U.S. sanctions 17 for role in killing of Jamal Khashoggi

REUTERS
November 15,2018

Those to be sanctioned include Saud al-Qahtani as well as the Saudi Consul General Mohammed Alotaibi, the source said.

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WASHINGTON: The U.S. Treasury will announce on Thursday sanctions on 17 Saudis for their role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, according to a source familiar with the administration’s plans.

Those to be sanctioned include Saud al-Qahtani as well as the Saudi Consul General Mohammed Alotaibi, the source said.

The sanctions will be implemented under the Global Magnitsky Act, which imposes sanctions over human rights abuses, the source said.

Among others facing sanctions are Maher Mutreb, an aide to Qahtani .


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