A security guard walks in the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Turkey said Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a missing Saudi contrib
A security guard walks in the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Turkey said Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a missing Saudi contrib

Saudi Arabia has hit back at a U.S. Senate resolution to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

"The Kingdom condemns the latest position of the U.S. Senate that was based on unsubstantiated allegations and rejects the blatant interference in its internal affairs," the foreign ministry said in a statement released by the official Saudi Press Agency.

The Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia last week, voting to end American military support for the war in Yemen.

Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich (L), and Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., arrive for a classified security briefing on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 13, 2018.
US Senate Votes to End Backing for Saudi War Effort in Yemen
The U.S. Senate on Thursday dealt a historic rebuke to Saudi Arabia, a longtime U.S. ally, passing a resolution to end American support for the kingdom's military intervention in Yemen's civil war and another measure condemning the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist.After hours of passionate debate, the Republican-led chamber voted 56-41 to approve the first resolution. Moments later, it adopted the second resolution by a voice vote.

It also condemned Khashoggi's death and called Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, "responsible" for it.

Riyadh warned that it would not tolerate any "disrespect" of its rulers. "This position by the U.S. Senate sends the wrong messages to all those who want to cause a rift in Saudi-U.S. relationship," the Saudi ministry said.

The Senate resolution acknowledged that the U.S.-Saudi relations were "important," but it called on the kingdom to "moderate its increasingly erratic foreign policy."

Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, was killed Oct. 2 shortly after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul in what Riyadh has called a "rogue" operation.

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