Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder – The Guardian


Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder  The Guardian

The Trump administration twice approved licenses for the export of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, it emerged on Tuesday. Related: Jamal Khashoggi: murder in the consulate In response to repeated requests, the US Department of Energy informed the Senate on Tuesday that, of a total of seven permits for nuclear technical expertise transfers to Riyadh, one was approved on 18 October last year – 16 days after Khashoggi’s murder and dismemberment in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The most recent approval was dated 18 Februar…

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