Turkey has shared recordings related to the homicide final month of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi with Saudi Arabia, the United States and different nations, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated Saturday.
“We gave the recordings, we gave them to Saudi Arabia, we gave them to Washington, to the Germans, to the French, to the English,” he stated in a televised speech.
“They listened to the conversations which took place here, they know,” he stated, however added that they weren’t accompanied by means of any written paperwork.
Mr. Khashoggi used to be final observed getting into the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. He used to be there to download paperwork for his impending marriage.
After repeated denials, Saudi Arabia in any case admitted Mr. Khashoggi, 59, have been murdered on the undertaking in a “rogue” operation.
However, Mr. Erdogan has accused the “highest levels” of the Saudi govt of ordering the hit, whilst some officers have pointed the finger on the omnipotent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Some Turkish media and officers have stated that Turkey possessed an audio recording of the homicide and it had shared it with the top of the C.I.A., Gina Haspel, when she visited Turkey in overdue October.
But the life of any such recording hasn’t ever been formally showed.
Mr. Khashoggi’s frame hasn’t ever been discovered, greater than a month after he used to be killed.
An adviser to Mr. Erdogan, Yasin Aktay, urged final week that the frame could have been dissolved in acid.
Mr. Erdogan used to be talking ahead of flying to Paris to attend commemorations marking the anniversary of the top of World War I.