FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Ahmed al-Jubeir addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
WASHINGTON - 21 October 2018: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Sunday the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was a “huge and grave mistake” and promised his family that those responsible will be punished.
“This is a terrible mistake. This is a terrible tragedy. Our condolences go out to them. We feel their pain,” Jubeir said in an interview with Fox News. “Unfortunately, a huge and grave mistake was made and I assure them that those responsible will be held accountable for this.”