The Saudi Prosecutor's Office will give Turkey statements of 18 detainees in the Khashoggi case
The Saudi prosecutor's office will provide the Turkish authorities with the statements of the eighteen detainees in the case of the murder of critical journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, local media reported.
The station CNNTürk points out that the Saudi prosecutor will probably arrive in Istanbul today and that the meeting with his Turkish colleagues could take place tomorrow.
The meeting is expected to provide Turkey with the statements of the eighteen detainees in Saudi Arabia in relation to the disappearance and death of Khashoggi on day 2 at the Saudi consulate.
Ankara has announced that it will request the extradition of those detainees to be tried by Turkish Justice, a possibility that Riyadh has already rejected.
The Turkish authorities, meanwhile, will share with the Saudi prosecutor the results of the investigation and the searches carried out so far.
The newspaper "Hürriyet Daily News" reports today that the Turkish Police has inspected the sewer in the street where the consulate is located, in search of clues as to the whereabouts of the journalist's remains.
Saudi Arabia has acknowledged that Khashoggi was killed in the consulate and his body then handed over to a local collaborator in Istanbul.
Several Turkish media report today that two vehicles owned by the consulate were thoroughly cleaned at a car wash company.