WASHINGTON – The command for the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from someone from “the highest circles of the Saudi government”, but not of king Salman. Writes that Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an opinion piece for the American newspaper The Washington Post.
The journalist Khashoggi worked for The Washington Post. He was on 2 October in the Saudi consulate murdered, just after he had gone inside.
In the piece put Erdogan among the grievances at a glance that Turkey has about the progress of the investigation into the murder. Especially on the lack of cooperation from the Saudi’s is going to he extended in. They will not say where his body is preserved, and who the local helper.
“Not the official line of Saudi Arabia’
Erdogan also writes that the two countries friendly relations, and that the affair Khashoggi, not as a ’problem’ for the two countries should be seen. “I believe for a second that king Salman, the custodian of the holy mosques, gave orders Khashoggi to kill.”
“Therefore, I have no reason to believe that this murder the official line of Saudi Arabia reclecteert,” he continues.