Turkey's Erdogan says to speak on Khashoggi case on Tuesday

Turkey's Erdogan says to speak on Khashoggi case on Tuesday

"This was an operation that was a rogue operation".

"I'm sure I'll be speaking with the president before I go there", Mnuchin said.

Saudi Arabia's acknowledgment that Khashoggi died came after two weeks of denials and growing demands from Western allies for an explanation over Khashoggi's disappearance, which galvanized a global outcry and prompted some USA lawmakers to call for harsh action against Riyadh.

"The individuals did this out of the scope of their authority", Jubeir told Fox News' Bret Baierhe during an exclusive interview, adding that none of those involved in Khashoggi's death had close ties to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

He extended his condolences to the family of the slain journalist. "Unfortunately, a huge and grave mistake was made and I assure them that those responsible will be held accountable for this". We don't know in terms of details how.

The UK's Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said the Gulf kingdom's explanation for the death of the dissident journalist is "not credible".

Reflecting worldwide scepticism over its account, a senior Saudi government official laid out a new version that contradicts previous explanations.

He added that the Saudis are now working on finding out where Khashoggi's body is and determining the full details into what happened.

Al-Jubeir said Khashoggi was approached by "Saudi security team" when he entered the consulate on October 2 and their account of what happened after that differed from that of Turkish officials, which prompted the Saudis to investigate. Turkish sources say authorities have an audio recording purportedly documenting Khashoggi's murder. "We have not shared any information at all with any country", he added. In Turkey investigating the case. "All of this needs to be explained in all its details", Erdogan said.

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On Wednesday, crime scene investigation units arrived at the official residence of Saudi Consul General Mohammad al-Otaibi around 4.40 p.m. local time (1340GMT).

King Salman, 82, has handed the day-to-day running of Saudi Arabia to him.

"The killing, the horror stories, you hear them and you write about them, very well, I've seen you write about them very well".

"'We need a united response from the global community", Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Twitter on Sunday, adding that Berlin was coordinating its stance together with France, the U.K., other European Union partners and the G7 states.

Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, U.S. President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying "hopefully that will sort itself out".

But on Saturday, in an interview with The Washington Post, Mr Trump said, "Obviously there's been deception and there's been lies". And while he described the crown prince's vision for the future as "impressive", Corker contrasted it with drastic moves in recent memory to jail high profile Saudis in the Riyadh Ritz Carlton, a flareup with Lebanon and the crown prince's "rookie mistake" in handling a blockade of Qatar.

"Absolutely not, I think it's insulting to anyone who is analyzing this with any kind of intelligent background", said Paul, and then he listed a series of negative observations about Saudi Arabia, including being the largest "state sponsor of radical Islam", saying that it's just the latest in a long line of offenses against the civilized word.

Saudi Arabia said 18 Saudis were arrested and that several top intelligence officials were fired.

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