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OffbeatTurkey calls for prosecuting whoever ordered Khashoggi murder

01:55  21 november  2018
01:55  21 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

Turkey says Trump is turning a 'blind eye' to Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi despite ‘CIA obtaining audio of his death’

Turkey says Trump is turning a 'blind eye' to Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi despite ‘CIA obtaining audio of his death’ President Donald Trump's refusal to point the finger at the Saudi crown prince over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has infuriated Turkey who say he is turning a blind eye. On Tuesday, Trump said he would remain a 'steadfast partner' of Saudi Arabia despite the CIA reportedly assessing Mohammad Bin Salman (MbS) had ordered the hit at the Saudi consulate in Instanbul, Turkey, last month. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu surmised in an an interview with CNN Turk, 'In one sense, Trump is saying "I will turn a blind eye."' Trump doubled down on Thanksgiving Day by saying: 'I hate the crime.

Washington, United States: Turkey 's foreign minister called Tuesday for holding accountable whoever ordered the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi -- with powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused of being behind the crime.

Turkey 's president is accusing Saudi Arabia of stalling the investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi . REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Turkey 's foreign minister called Tuesday for holding accountable whoever ordered the murder of dissident Saudi journalist

Turkey calls for prosecuting whoever ordered Khashoggi murder © Thomson Reuters People attend a symbolic funeral prayer for Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the courtyard of Fatih mosque in Istanbul, Turkey November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Turkey's foreign minister called Tuesday for holding accountable whoever ordered the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi -- with powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused of being behind the crime.

"Whoever gave the instruction should be held accountable... Whoever committed this crime should be brought to justice," Mevlut Cavusoglu said after meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington.

He said Ankara's "aim" was to find out who was behind the murder, after US President Donald Trump said the author of the crime may never be known, and vowed to stick by ally Saudi Arabia.

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi's killing.
Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor is recommending the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi.

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