Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Journalist who’s often criticized his Kingdom and opposed the Royal System, entered the Turkish consulate last collect divorce papers on Oct. 2.
Prosecutors in Turkey have launched a criminal probe into the fate of Jamal Khashoggi,Turkish officials allege the Saudi government sent a 15-man team specifically flown as Istanbul to murder Khashoggi on the premises of the consulate.
The Accusation of Murder by Turkey
The Turkish government is accusing the Saudis of killing the Journalist Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate building, as there is no evidence of this reporter leaving the consulate.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday demanded Saudi officials provide proof Khashoggi left the consulate in Istanbul.
“Do you not have cameras and everything of the sort?” Erdogan said of the consulate. “They have all of them. Then why do you not prove this? You need to prove it.”
Who is Jamal ?
A critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Mr Khashoggi was living in self-imposed exile in the US and writing opinion pieces for the Washington Post before his disappearance
Turkey Will Search the Saudi Consulate for Missing Journalist
Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, has responded to what he termed as “grim and malicious” rumors over the investigation surrounding the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal
“I assure you that the reports that suggest that Jamal Khashoggi went missing in the Consulate in Istanbul or that the Kingdom’s authorities have detained him or killed him are absolutely false and baseless. Our aim is to chase every lead to uncover the truth behind his disappearance,”
Prince Khalid bin Salman,
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Washington
, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Washington and a son of the Saudi monarch, said late Monday. “.
The Trump administration has a close relationship with the Saudis and US-Turkey relations have been strained over the imprisonment of an American pastor and USA placed economic sanctions against Turkey for that.
In a response to the Missing Journalist Trump said to the reporter
“I don’t like hearing about it. Hopefully, that will sort itself out,. Right now nobody knows anything about it, but there are some pretty bad stories going around. I do not like it.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, citing “conflicting reports” on Mr. Khashoggi’s fate, urged Saudi Arabia in a statement Tuesday to support a thorough investigation “and to be transparent about the results of that investigation.”
Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) sent a letter Tuesday to the Saudi ambassador in Washington dismissing Saudi claims that Khashoggi left the consulate under his own power and demanding answers about his disappearance wrote
“This incident hangs heavy over the relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and needs to be resolved as honestly and as soon as possible,”
Karen Attiah, who’s Khashoggi’s editor at The Post, told CNN on Sunday: “We’re still hoping for the best, but of course this news, if true, has us all completely devastated. This is an attack on us as well The Washington Post ”
The UK’s foreign secretary has told Saudi Arabia that Britain expects urgent answers over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
British Foreign Office issued a warning to Saudi Arabia of diplomatic fallout if the allegations prove to be true. “Friendships depend on shared values,” said the statement.We have seen over the last few days various malicious leaks and grim rumors flying around about Jamal’s whereabouts and fate,
What really happened to
As killing or disappearing a prominent journalist in a foreign country consulate is a pretty serious job for any government around The world.
Saudi government previously kidnapped or bring back various national and royals forcibly to the kingdom to face charges. It’s the best gauses scenario that Jamal Khashoggi is arrested and now in Saudi Arabia. Or a great conspiracy behind his disappearance.
If Turkey acquisition is proved The Saudi kingdom will face serious diplomatic problem around the world. What will prove the inefficiency of Saudi government policy in handling criticism and Media