Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has decided to take part in an anti-terror finance meeting with Saudi security officials and their Middle Eastern counterparts in Riyadh later this month, the Washington Post reported Friday. Mnuchin is opting to attend despite growing global outrage over the suspected murder of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi operatives, the Post said, citing people familiar with his Mnuchin’s plans. The security gathering next week is separate from a Riyadh financial summit that Mnuchin announced on Thursday he would not attend.
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