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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

Saudis insist missing Post contributor left Turkey consulate

  Saudis insist missing Post contributor left Turkey consulate Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul is insisting a missing Saudi contributor to The Washington Post left its building before disappearing, directly contradicting comments by Turkish officials who say they believe he is still there. The statement by the consulate released early Thursday said its diplomats were working with "Turkish local authorities to uncover the circumstances of the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi after he left the consulate building."The statement released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency did not elaborate.

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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