Morning news brief: Biden warns Iran, Khashoggi murder report, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Feb 27, 2021, 08:23 AM(IST)

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Joe Biden said the US aistrikes in Syria should be seen as a warning to Iran, adding: "You can't act with impunity". Meanwhile, the United States on Friday declassified the intelligence report which blamed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for approving the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. 

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