© Reuters. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and U.S. President Joe Biden meet at Al Salman Palace upon his arrival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 15, 2022. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said he raised the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
He said he a “good series of meetings” with Saudi leadership, making significant progress on security and economic issues, but that human rights was also a major topic.
“I made clear that the topic was vitally important to me and the United States,” Biden told reporters at a news conference.