Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, ordered that Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi be lured to that country from his home in the USA and detained, the paper reported Wednesday evening.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday expressed concern about the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident Saudi journalist who disappeared from his country's consulate in Istanbul last week.
The Turkish government hasn't provided formal evidence that could back up the spate of anonymous allegations that the Saudi writer was killed inside the Istanbul consulate.
Britain and the United States are considering boycotting a major global conference in Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the BBC reported on Sunday. But while he said he had spoken to Saudi officials-including possibly King Salman himself-Trump made no indication he pressed them for answers and seemed bewildered by the idea that he could possibly find out more. Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has cultivated close ties with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and was instrumental in last year's $110 billion arms package.
Istanbul police experts were analysing vehicles which entered and left the consulate, some of which were then seen on camera on October 2 at the consul-general's residence, 200 metres away, the daily said.
US Senators and prominent pundits have called for Trump to sanction or stop arms sales to the Kingdom. She said Saudi authorities have not contacted her.
'They're in touch and she'll be most likely coming to the White House and we'll work on it together, ' the president said.
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A detailed Washington Post report cites flight data and security camera footage surrounding the incident.
Turkey can not remain silent over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying by Hurriyet newspaper on Thursday, adding Turkey is investigating all aspects of the case. He fled Saudi Arabia in September 2017, and had since written newspaper articles critical of his home country. Saudi Arabia did not respond to requests for comment on Wednesday.
Footage also showed some of the Saudis arriving in Istanbul after the first plane landed before 0030 GMT on October 2 and the men later checking into a hotel near the consulate. "We expect a thorough investigation and total transparency from the Saudi authorities on what happened".
"I'll tell you what I don't want to do".
The Trump administration, however, is heavily invested in the long-standing, USA relationship with Riyadh. The administration's Middle East agenda heavily depends on the Saudis, including efforts to counter Iranian influence in the region, fight extremism and build support for an expected plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Several sponsors and media groups have chose to pull out of this month's investment conference in Riyadh, dubbed Davos in the Desert, as a result of concerns over Khashoggi's fate. Donald Trump Vows "Severe Punishment" if Saudis Behind Jamal Khashoggi Disappearance.