Riyadh changed its story over the weekend, acknowledging that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died over two weeks ago at its consulate in Istanbul. “It would be premature to comment on sanctions until we get further down the investigation and get to the bottom of what occurred,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters. Germany is meanwhile urging EU member states to follow its example in stopping Saudi arms exports as long as uncertainty remains over the case.

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