Khashoggi murder: Erdogan demands Saudis extradite suspects

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"I took the opportunity to have a conversation with the crown prince directly, in which we discussed the diplomatic discord between Canada and Saudi Arabia", he said.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, adjusts his earphone during his final press conference on the second day of the G20 Leader's Summit, in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed on Saturday that the United States would continue supporting Saudi Arabia's military campaign in Yemen, despite rising outrage over the kingdom.

On Friday, Mrs May delivered a "robust" message to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that the United Kingdom expected his country to co-operate fully with the Turkish probe and to conduct its own investigation in a "credible and transparent" way.

"There's no direct evidence linking him to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi", Pompeo told CNN.

Erdogan said the Saudis have refused to help Turkish prosecutors with information on the whereabouts of Khashoggi's body and the identities of accomplices said to have supported the visiting Saudi hit squad.

Prince Mohammed's presence at the worldwide summit has been contentious following the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October.

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Khashoggi, a Post columnist, had gone to the consulate to obtain documents necessary to marry his Turkish fiancee. But the crown prince's reputation has taken a turn after the murder of Khashoggi in Turkey.

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Germany has halted arms sales to Saudi Arabia in response to the killing and urged others to do the same. The fallout from the Senate vote adds even more pressure on Riyadh to assuage the White House.

Saudi Arabia has said the prince had no prior knowledge of the murder of the prominent Saudi journalist. "It remains an important relationship, and we're aiming to keep that relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia".

Pompeo, who met in Buenos Aires with his Saudi counterpart, has backed the war as a way to counter Iran, which reportedly has ties to Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Local officials in a Washington neighborhood have voted to rename a street outside Saudi Arabia's embassy in honor of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Earlier in November, the Wall Street Journal said that excerpts of the assessment it had not previously reported state that the Central Intelligence Agency has "medium-to-high confidence" that Prince Mohammed "personally targeted" Khashoggi and "probably ordered his death" - but added: "To be clear, we lack direct reporting of the Crown Prince issuing a kill order".

Speaking to reporters at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Erdogan said that solving the Khashoggi killing would also be in the interest of the Saudi monarchy.

President Donald Trump, who has been accused of covering for the Saudi leadership, appeared to challenge that assessment about the prince, saying "maybe he did, maybe he didn't".

The US Treasury Department has sanctioned 17 individuals it said were involved in Khashoggi's death, including Qahtani, Mutreb and the Saudi consul general in Turkey, Mohammad al-Otaibi. Russian Federation and Iran back President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war, while Saudi Arabia along with Western countries have backed some rebel groups.

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