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Saudi Arabia Denounces U.S. Senate's Rebukes On Jamal Khashoggi And Yemen War

The kingdom said the Senate's position is "based on baseless allegations and accusations" that distort the truth, and accused U.S. lawmakers of interfering in its affairs.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) talks with King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud during the Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Dec. 9. Source: Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court

Updated at 1:15 p.m. ET

Accusing U.S. lawmakers of interfering in its affairs, Saudi Arabia has angrily rejected newly passed U.S. Senate resolutions ending U.S. support for the war in Yemen and laying blame for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the feet of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Saudi Arabia released a statement Monday in which it "denounced the US Senate's position based on

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