Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi’s killing

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Two days after the kingdom confirmed Khashoggi was dead as a result of a fistfight, Turkey's ruling party said Monday he was the victim of a "monstrously planned" murder. They like each other I believe.

Although he asserted that Saudi Arabia was determined to take action to investigate Khashoggi's killing and hold those responsible accountable, al-Jubeir claimed that the government doesn't know how the journalist was killed or where his body is.

"Jamal Khashoggi's death can not go unpunished".

In a letter to faculty sent last week, Richard Lester associate provost, said university president L. Rafael Reif had "asked me, in my role as associate provost for worldwide activities, to conduct a swift, thorough reassessment of MIT's Institute-level engagements with entities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia so that we can determine a course of action for the Institute".

Indonesia's president is "deeply concerned" about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and wants a transparent investigation.

Erdogan spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone Sunday.


Turkey's Anadolu agency said early on Monday that Erdogan and Trump had spoken on the telephone and agreed that "all aspects" of the case needed to be cleared up.

The comments from Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir were some of the most direct yet from Riyadh, which has given multiple and conflicting accounts about Khashoggi's killing on October 2, first denying his death and later admitting it amid an global outcry.

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and United States congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom - in particular its crown prince - should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Her spokesman Steffen Seibert said Monday the government was still discussing internally whether ot not to bloc exports already authorised in recent months but not yet delivered.

The top Saudi diplomat offered his condolences to Khashoggi's family, but disclosed no new information about how the writer was killed or where his body is. There obviously was a tremendous mistake made, and what compounded the mistake was the attempt to try to cover it up. "That is unacceptable to the government".

He also insisted that Prince Mohammed, defacto ruler of Saudi Arabia, was not to blame.


President Trump on Friday said he found the claim credible, but later shifted his statements as lawmakers from both parties blasted the Saudi claims.

And Hurriyet columnist Abdulkadir Selvi called on the prince to take responsibility. "But Saudi Arabia is a very responsible country, for decades we used our oil policy as (a) responsible economic tool and isolated it from politics", al-Falih said.

After denying any involvement in the 59-year-old's disappearance for two weeks, Saudi Arabia said Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the crown prince, had died during a fight in the building.

Turkish media quotes officials saying a team of 15 Saudis removed Khashoggi's fingers, killed him and dismembered him. But al-Jubeir said these "were not people closely tied to him", although news accounts have said that several Saudi security officials close to Mohammed were involved.

"I believe the blood of Jamal will create peace in the region if Bin Salman is punished".


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