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U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Riyadh to discuss Khashoggi case

By Reuters
17 October 2018   |   1:44 pm
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday (October 16) to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with King Salman.

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