U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
October 16, 2018
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Saudi Foreign Minister al-Jubeir in Riyadh. The Secretary thanked the foreign minister for his continued partnership and he and the foreign minister followed up on a range or regional and bilateral issues discussed at the UN General Assembly. The Secretary reiterated U.S. concern over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance. The Secretary and the foreign minister agreed on the importance of a thorough, transparent, and timely investigation.