BFF-74 Erdogan asks Riyadh to ‘prove’ journalist left consulate

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Erdogan asks Riyadh to ‘prove’ journalist left consulate

BUDAPEST, Oct 8, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
on Monday asked Saudi officials to prove their claim that missing journalist
and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

“Consulate officials cannot save themselves by saying that he left the
building,” Erdogan told a news conference. “If he left, you have to prove it
with footage. Those who ask Turkish authorities where he is should ask what
happened.”

BSS/AFP/FI/ 2155 hrs