10/23/2018, 11:35 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Erdogan: We still haven't found Khashoggi's body

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Parliament on Tuesday that cameras inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul were removed before the arrival of Jamal Khashoggi and that he was then assassinated inside the building. The diplomatic immunity prevented a reaction at first, he claimed and stressed the authorities would be "persistent" and undertake all in their power to investigate and get to the bottom of what happened. The president told his party's lawmakers that the body still hasn't been located.

Domestic intelligence found out 15 Saudi agents flew in before the incident, he added. Erdogan said available information shows "strong signs" it was the result of a "planned operation." Whoever gave the instruction must be "brought to justice" and the investigation will reach the "highest level," he asserted and noted the statements from Saudi officials were "incoherent." Still, the president insisted that Turkey will be careful not to "falsely incriminate" anyone.

He called the murder "vicious and violent" and "a barbarity." Khashoggi was a "world-renowned journalist," Erdogan stated and added his government has "international responsibility" for the case.

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