Days later, news leaked form Turkish authority said that Khashoggi had been killed inside the consulate and hinted that the Saudi royal family was behind the murder. The event attracted world concern. Saudi authorities admitted the involvement of officials in the killing but denied its connection with the royal family.
Without the curbs the treaty imposes, the U.S. may strengthen its military presence in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific, which would affect the equilibrium in these regions. The unilateral pullouts have contributed to destabilizing the global security situation.
Ukraine declared martial law for 30 days along the border with Russia and in Black Sea coastal areas from November 28. Russia accused it of playing with fire and Ukrainian vessels of violating the Russian border despite warnings from Russian ships.