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Breaking: Trump finds Saudi explanation ‘credible’, describes 18 arrests in Khashoggi probe a ‘great 1st step’



Calling Saudi Arabia a crucial ally against Iran that purchases billions of dollars-worth of US weapons, Donald Trump lamented Khashoggi’s “unacceptable” death but praised Riyadh for making the first arrests in the ongoing probe.

“It is a good first step. It is a big step,” Trump said, admitting though that “some questions” do remain and that he will be dealing with Congress on how to proceed to address the issue.

“But I would prefer if there is going to be some form of sanction, or what we may determine to do if anything,” the president said. 

“But I would prefer that we don't use as retribution, canceling the $110 billion worth of work which means 600,000 jobs.”

“Saudi Arabia has been a great ally but what happened in unacceptable,” Trump emphasized.

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