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U.S. says it raised concerns with Riyadh over jailed U.S. citizen as recently as Monday

U.S. says it raised concerns with Riyadh over jailed U.S. citizen as recently as Monday

The United States has raised with Saudi authorities the case of a Saudi-U.S. citizen detained in Saudi Arabia as recently as Monday, State Department deputy spokesperson Vedant Patel said on Tuesday.
Speaking at a daily press briefing, Patel said the Saudi government offered no information in advance of the sentencing hearing of Saad Ibrahim Almadi, who the Washington Post said was handed a 16-year jail sentence over his tweets critical of Riyadh.
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