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Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey's Erdogan urges Saudi Arabia to release images

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey's Erdogan urges Saudi Arabia to release images

A critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Mr Khashoggi was living in self-imposed exile in the U.S. and writing opinion pieces for the Washington Post before his disappearance.

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well.

Turkish sources have said they believe Khashoggi was killed inside the building and his body removed, allegations that Riyadh dismisses as baseless.

"We are very disappointed to see what's going on".

Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker says he has reviewed United States intelligence reports suggesting that Khashoggi was killed on October 2, the day he went to the consulate. He has said he spoke with the Saudis about what he called a "bad situation", and also said the U.S. was working "very closely" with Turkey. "We want to see what's going on. It's a bad situation", Trump said in the Oval Office. He went in, and it doesn't look like he came out.

Kaye said he did not have "any particular plan" about what the worldwide investigation would look like, but that "multiple models" - such as a United Nations -mandated probe - exist. "We can not let this happen, to reporters, to anybody". "We can't let this happen".

The senators, including Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker and top Democrat Bob Menendez, sent the letter triggering a probe into the disappearance of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act.

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump appeared reluctant to consider blocking arms sales to the Kingdom over the disappearance, citing economic reasons.

"Frankly I think that would be a very very tough pill to swallow for our country".

"I'm not happy about it", Trump said of Khashoggi's disappearance.

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Lawmakers have been making increasingly strong statements regarding the U.S. -Saudi relationship this week after reports that the kingdom sought to silence one of its most outspoken critics. He also called for at least a temporary halt in US military support for the Saudi bombing campaign against Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen.

In both calls, they asked for more details and for the Saudi government to be transparent in the investigation process.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Trump's comments about the ongoing talks between the two countries over the issue. "I miss my friends and family very much", he told me.

The Washington Post, for which Khashoggi was a contributor, published a surveillance image Tuesday showing the Saudi reporter at the consulate. Saudi Arabia denies any involvement in his disappearance. They haven't searched the consulate yet, as they have promised to do.

The Saudi ambassador to Turkey was summoned to the ministry to request Riyadh's cooperation in the investigation, a Turkish official said.

On Sept 28, Jamal visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul for the first time, despite being somewhat concerned that he could be in danger.

The paper quoted several of Khashoggi's friends as saying that senior Saudi officials had approached him offering protection, or even a high-level government job, if he returned home - but that Khashoggi was skeptical of the offers.

This has led to "speculation by officials and analysts in multiple countries", according to the Post, that the original plan may have been to capture Khashoggi and take him back to Saudi Arabia, and that the journalist had been killed when that plan somehow went south.

The move from Congress ratchets up pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened to Khashoggi, a U.S. resident and critic of the kingdom who disappeared after entering the country's consulate in Istanbul on October 2.


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