Saudi prosecutor to visit Istanbul over Khashoggi murder, says Erdogan

ANKARA: Saudi Arabia’s main examiner will visit Istanbul on Sunday to talk with Turkish specialists as a major aspect of the examination concerning the homicide of writer Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey’s leader said Friday.

“They (the Saudis) are sending the main investigator on Sunday to Turkey,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated, including that Ankara had more proof on the killing.

The 59-year-old Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and a critic of Riyadh, was killed on October 2 while visiting the Saudi office in Istanbul to acquire printed material for his marriage to a Turkish lady. Riyadh recognized on Thursday that the homicide seemed to have been planned, based on proof provided by Turkey.

Turkish media have distributed a progression of shocking disclosures about the homicide.