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“Huge betrayal” if Biden meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, says slain reporter Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancée
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“Huge betrayal” if Biden meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, says slain reporter Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancée

Istanbul — Hatice Cengiz, who was the fiancée of journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he was brutally murdered inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey in 2018, has told CBS News that she's "disappointed" with President Biden's decision to visit Saudi Arabia and meet the kingdom's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. She said the American president sitting down with the man widely accused of orchestrating the gruesome killing of her betrothed would be "a huge betrayal."Khashoggi, a Saudi national who wrote for The Washington Post, went to the consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents to marry Cengiz on October 2, 2018. He was murdered soon after he entered the building. Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor's office said his body was dismembered and has never been found.A U.S. intelligence ...