Jeremy Hunt warns Saudis over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Jeremy Hunt warns Saudis over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée Hatice waited outside the Saudi consulate on Wednesday
11 October, 2018, 14:43
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What happened? A journalist and prominent critic of the Saudi government has gone missing.
A source quoted by The Washington Post said the journalist was killed by a 15-member Saudi team sent "specifically for the murder". He has not been seen since entering the building on 2 October. His fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, waited 11 hours for him outside, but he never came out. The Washington Post is leading calls to uncover the truth, calling the incident, if true, a "monstrous crime".
The U.N. human rights office urged both Turkey and Saudi Arabia to investigate what it called the "apparent enforced disappearance" and possible murder of Khashoggi.
Erdogan has not accused Saudi Arabia of being responsible for Khashoggi's disappearance but has said that if the Saudis have footage of him leaving the consulate they should release it. Saudi Arabia is a major investor in Turkey, despite Ankara's support for the Gulf nation of Qatar, which is under a blockade led by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations.
Turkish authorities are examining motorway cameras in the search for a black van that left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week and that investigators believe belonged to a Saudi hit squad.
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The WashingtonPost reported Wednesday evening that US intelligence intercepts outlined a Saudi plan to detain Khashoggi.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said this week that the kingdom would allow Turkey to search the consulate for Khashoggi.
"The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia conveys its regards to the brotherly Republic of Turkey", began the note.
President Donald Trump has vowed to "get to the bottom" of the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "If this is true - that the Saudis lured a US resident into their consulate and murdered him - it should represent a fundamental break in our relationship with Saudi Arabia", said Sen. Critics have already decried a wave of attacks on dissenting voices, including women who may be facing the death penalty for their activism. "It would be a violation of worldwide law to harm, arrest or detain people at a diplomatic mission, he said, and noted that no such thing had ever happened in Turkey's history".
In March, the State Department approved a $670 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia, part of a promised $110 billion in deals touted by Trump after his first presidential trip to the Saudi capital previous year.
In this photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on durina a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama.
"My friends and I living overseas feel helpless". Their ambassador to the U.S. insists that he personally had a friendly relationship with Khashoggi and remained in contact whenever both of them were in Washington.
Karen Elliott House, a veteran writer on Saudi affairs and chairwoman of the board of trustees at RAND Corp., said US support for the Yemen war is likely to be the focus of congressional criticism but won't endanger a relationship that has endured for decades, underpinned by shared strategic interests. It is the only home we know or want. "Yet we are the enemy." .
Speaking at the White House, he said he did not have details about Khashoggi's disappearance.
Two months later, writing about the detentions of scores of Saudi royals, senior officials and businessmen accused of corruption, he said Mohammed bin Salman dispensed "selective justice" and said there was "complete intolerance for even mild criticism" of the crown prince.
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