RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times locally): 7 pm Turkish…
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times locally):
Turkish media have published a security camera image allegedly showing a vehicle belonging to the Saudi consulate “scouting” a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul before the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The image obtained by the state TV-TRT and other media on Wednesday shows a black car with a diplomatic sign at an entrance to Belgrade. 19659005] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that consulate officials had made reconnaissance trips to the forest and the city of Yalova one day before Khashoggi was killed while Turkish officials told AP that investigators investigated the possibility that the journalist’s remains might have been intended for these two sites .
The image was the latest in a series of images leaked by security officers to media agencies
Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince has made a joke about Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri to be “kidnapped” after his bizarre retreat last year on a trip to the kingdom.
Prata Mohammed bin Salman spoke on Wednesday at an economic summit, saying that Hariri “will be here for two days, so no ideas (why that) he has been kidnapped”.  The audience at the Future Investment Initiative laughed and applauded.
Hariri resigned last year as prime minister during a trip to Riyadh, something that many believe he had to do by Prince Mohammed. Hariri later left the Kingdom and resigned. He has been on other trips back then.
Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince says his “war” restores the Middle East to his past honor, and does not mention the year-long conflict he brought to the Kingdom of Yemen.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a standing ovation for the comment Wednesday at the Future Investment Initiative.
He did not mention the Saudi Arabian war in Yemen, which he launched as the country’s defense minister in 2015.
More than 10,000 people have been killed in Jemens Civil War, which has shifted 2 million more and helped break a cholera epidemic. Saudi forces have hit medical clinics and markets and killed a large number of civilian and damaged vital infrastructure.
Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince has called Jamal Khashoggi’s death a “horrible crime that can not be justified.”
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said separately that the killing of the Washington Post columnists would not “drive a wedge” between the kingdom and Turkey.
His comments Wednesday came to the Future Investment Initiative. This year’s summit has been overshadowed by killing 2 October by Khashoggi. Turkish officials say that a 15-man Saudi law killed the writer at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. A member of Prince Mohammad’s entourage was alleged at the consulate at that time.
International business leaders have deducted from attending the summit on killing.
Turkish officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have discussed what they said was “the need for joint efforts to cast light on all aspects of killing” by Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Officials said the two in a phone call on Wednesday, also discussing actions that must be taken for the investigation. They said that the Saudi prince had requested the conversation.
Officials provided the information on terms of anonymity in accordance with government regulations.
Turkish officials say a 15-man Saudi law that includes at least one member of the Prince’s companion, killed the author at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia said the journalist was killed in a fistfight.
Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince has come to a call at his Riyadh Investment Forum, a summit that now murmured by the death of Washington
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appeared at the summit on Wednesday.
He was talking to Bahrain’s Crown Prince and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who many suspected were forced by Prince Mohammed to resign from his position on a visit to Saudi Arabia last year. Hariri resigned later from his departure.
This is the second year for future investment initiatives. This year’s summit has been overshadowed by killing 2 October by Khashoggi. Turkish officials say that a 15-man Saudi law killed the writer at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
International business leaders have deducted from attending the summit.
Prime Minister Theresa Maj says that Britain will ban suspects of killing the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi from entering Britain.
Turkish officials say that Khashoggi was killed on October 2 by a 15-man Saudi slaughter group that included diplomats and a member of Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage on
May say that “if these persons are currently visa-bound, these visas will be revoked today. “
Can tell British legislators that Britain condemned the killing “in the strongest possible terms,” said she planned to talk to King Salman about the fall later on Wednesday
But can defend Britain’s lucrative arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying that British arms license terms “are mixed the most stringent in the world “.
She said the Supreme Court ruled last year that British arms exports to Saudi Arabia were legal, but noted that Britain retained all licenses “under review”.
Turkey’s state-owned press agency says Saudi Arabia officials have not allowed Turkish investigators to investigate the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to seek a well in the Saudi consulate’s garden in Istanbul.
Anadolu Agency on Wednesday quoted name security officers for their report. However, it did not say if Turkish investigators believe that important evidence can be hidden in the well.
Turkish forensic law has sought the consulate and consul general secretary as well as vehicles belonging to the consulate as part of their probe in Khashoggi’s death.
Saudi Arabia says that Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi royal family, was killed October 2 at the consulate as a result of a fistfight. Turkey insists that the death of the 59-year-old Washington Post columnists was planned and carried out by a 15-year-old suicide fight.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani claims that Saudi Arabia would not have dared the journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be killed inside the consulate of Istanbul in Istanbul without having any form of support from the United States.
The remarks follow Turkey’s assertion that the author was killed by a 15-man Saudi audience that included a member of Prince Mohammed’s treaty on foreign voyages.
Wednesday’s report from the state IRNA news agency quotes Rouhani who says, “I do not think that without the support of the United States, a country would dare commit a crime.”
Rouhani offered no evidence for his claims.
Rouhani also called the Saudi government system a “tribal rule” according to which individuals enjoy protection and support from them in power. That protection is such that no court would take any action against these persons.
Australia states that a ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia is one of the options that are considered after a journalist was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
The Australian officials say they no longer prioritize a defense industry’s agreement with Saudi Arabia.
Foreign Minister Marise Payne was asked in parliament on Wednesday if Australia were to follow the lead of others Payne replied that “all options are on the table”.
She added: “We absolutely admit that this is an extremely serious situation with the highest order.”
] Australia also responded to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the consulate in Istanbul by boycotting an investment conference created by Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman currently in progress
Spain’s prime minister says his government is coming to fulfill former arms sales contracts with Saudi Arabia despite his “fear” of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “terrible murder”.
Pedro Sanchez has told a lawyer on Wednesday that job protection in southern Spain was also central to his decision last month to continue a controversial bombing to Saudi Arabia.
Spain has said that the $ 2.1 billion purchased by Saudi Arabia to five navy vessels was risked when the government was planning to cancel 400 consignments of precision bombs Riyadh bought in 2015.
Sanchez has not clarified what his plans concern future purchase of it long-term commercial alliance.
The Prime Minister says his government will also make a proposal to make Spain a “pioneer” for the control of arms exports.
Turkish President says his country I’m determined not to allow anyone responsible for the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi escaped justice.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan also promised that Turkey would share new evidence it acquires when investigating the killings in an “open way”. spoke on Wednesday at a symposium in the Turkish capital Ankara.
Erdogan says, “We are determined not to allow the murder to be covered and to those responsible – from the one who ordered orders to do those things – to avoid justice.”
Saudi Arabia has said that Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi royal family, was killed on October 2 in a fistfight with officials sent to encourage him to return to the kingdom.
Erdogan has said that the 59-year-old Washington Post columnist was exposed to a pre-planned “wild assassination”.
The Saudi woman who defied the authorities by driving before the Kingdom’s ban on female driving forces was raised in August, saying her friend Jamal Khashoggi “was really murdered to be outspoken.”
Manal Al Sharif says that “this is a new level that the Saudi government reaches” and allows people in the kingdom “to be so scared to speak.”
Al Sharif spoke in Denmark where she markets her book “Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening,”
Turkey says that Khashoggi was killed in a planned murder of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.
Al-Sharif told Denmark’s TV2 channel on Wednesday that Khashoggi supported her struggle for the Saudi women’s right to drive. When Al-Sharif got behind the wheel, she was arrested and imprisoned. She now lives in a self-imposed exile in Australia.
Pakistan says that Saudi Arabia will provide a $ 6 billion package with loans and deferred payments to revive the Islamist flagging economy which is struggling under a major deficit of $ 18 billion.
The agreement was signed on Tuesday by Pakistani finance minister Asad Umar and his Saudi counterpart Muhammad Abdullah Al-Jadaan on the side of an international investment forum in the United Kingdom.
Many international business executives and officials had withdrawn from the meeting in the wake of the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggia. Pakistan’s new prime minister Imran Khan went to the conference, despite the fact that activists urged him to boycott the site of Khashoggi’s death.
The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said that Saudi relief provided Pakistan with an immediate $ 3 billion to strengthen its foreign exchange reserves. At the end of a year, it will be returned to Saudi Arabia. Pakistan will also get $ 3 billion in oil production on a buy-now-pay-later basis.
Apart from the Saudi influx, Pakistan is also looking for an IMF loan.
] The Saudi Crown Prince will make his first international speech since the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Mohammed bin Salman is going to deal with Riyadh’s future investment initiative on Wednesday afternoon.  The summit is the prince’s brainchild, an attempt to pull much-needed foreign direct investment in the realm to create jobs for its young people.
But this year’s summit has been overshadowed by October 2 to kill Khashoggi. Turkish officials say the author was killed by a 15-man Saudi slaughterer who included a member of Prince Mohammed’s persecution on foreign voyages.
Saudi Arabia has proposed without proving that the team went villain.
Many international business leaders have withdrawn from the summit of Khashoggi’s slaying.
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