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Offbeat Turkey denies Trump claim US investigators working on missing Saudi case

17:26  11 october  2018
17:26  11 october  2018 Source:   msn.com

Fiancée of missing Saudi journalist asks Trump for help in op-ed

  Fiancée of missing Saudi journalist asks Trump for help in op-ed Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée implored President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump "to help shed light on" his disappearance in an op-ed published by The Washington Post on Tuesday evening. Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist, vanished October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. As a columnist for the Post, Khashoggi was a frequent critic of the Saudi regime. On Saturday, Turkish officials told the Post that Khashoggi had been killed at the Saudi consulate. CNN has not been able to independently confirm these reports, and the Saudi government has denied them.

Saudi Arabia denies this. " We cannot let this happen to reporters, to anybody," Mr Trump said on Media captionCCTV footage shows missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi Turkish investigators are looking into two Saudi Gulfstream jets that landed at the airport on 2

The United States has investigators overseas to assist Turkey in its probe regarding missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US President Donald Trump said on Thursday. He added that they are also working with Saudi Arabia, Reuters reports. “ We ’re being very tough.

Turkish police are seen at the entrance of Saudi consulate as the waiting continues on the disappearance of Prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul, Turkey on October 11, 2018. © Ahmet Bolat/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Turkish police are seen at the entrance of Saudi consulate as the waiting continues on the disappearance of Prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul, Turkey on October 11, 2018.

Turkey on Thursday denied a claim by US President Donald Trump that American investigators were working with both Ankara and Riyadh to probe the disappearance in Turkey of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

"The information that the United States has tasked investigators over the Khashoggi case is not correct," said a Turkish diplomatic source quoted by the state-run Anadolu news agency.

Trump earlier said "we have investigators over there and we're working with Turkey and frankly we're working with Saudi Arabia".

Turkey denies giving 'any kind of audio tape' on Khashoggi to US.

Turkey on Friday denied giving "any kind of audio tape" from the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo or any American official.

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