U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
WASHINGTON, 1 Dec — US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo held a meeting with the foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel al-Jubeir, the sides discussed the conflict in Yemen and the investigation of the death of journalist Jamal Casucci, said the state Department on Friday.
“The Secretary of state Michael Pompeo met today with the foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, al-Jubeir in Buenos Aires in the framework of the G20 summit. The Secretary and foreign Minister discussed a number of regional and bilateral issues, including the upcoming talks related to the conflict in Yemen, as well as the importance of progress in the investigation of the death of Jamal Casucci”, — reads the statement of the state Department.
Casucci, who was a columnist for the American newspaper the Washington Post and 2017 were living in the United States, went missing in Turkey on 2 October after he entered the building of the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul. State media in Saudi Arabia on the night of October 20 issued a message of the Prosecutor General of the country, which, according to preliminary data, Casucci dead, his demise brought a quarrel with employees of the Consulate.