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« Though I cannot comment on intelligence matters, I can say definitively the United States had no advance knowledge of [Khashoggi's] disappearance, » deputy State Department spokesman Robert Palladino told reporters Wednesday. government would have had a duty to warn Khashoggi if it possessed information that he was in jeopardy, Palladino declined canada goose outlet real to answer what he called a « hypothetical question. »
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White House officials have begun discussing how to force Saudi Arabia to provide answers and what punishment could be meted out if the government there is found responsible.
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