The United States of America announced today, Thursday, its official position on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, after accusing the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of hacking the phone of the founder of the Amazon company, Jeff Bezos.
US Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin said US corporate CEOs should continue to work with Saudi Arabia, after allegations that the kingdom may have been involved in hacking into the phone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and owner of the Washington Post.
(CNBC) asked whether American executives can still work with the Kingdom ?, Mnuchin replied: “Absolutely, we have a lot of business with Saudi Arabia,” and declined to comment on allegations about the Kingdom’s role in the penetration.
The British newspaper, “The Guardian”, revealed on Wednesday, the details of the hacking and piracy of Jeff Bezos in 2018, and the role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the process.
The newspaper stated, “Bezos” phone was hacked in 2018, “after receiving a message on” WhatsApp “, it was sent from the personal account of Muhammad bin Salman.
According to “Reuters” agency, “Agnies Calamar,” the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, and David Kay, the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, decided to investigate the case.
The Saudi embassy in the United States has responded to the accusations that Muhammad bin Salman was personally involved in the penetration of Jeff Bezos’ phone, saying: These reports are “absurd.”