The Trump administration notably refused to endorse the establishment of a Palestinian state, distancing itself from the two-state solution favoured by the global community for more than two decades.
-Oct. 22: Newly leaked surveillance footage shows a man appearing to wear Khashoggi's clothes leaving the consulate after his killing there.
US President Donald Trump said there had been "deception" and "lies" in Saudi Arabia's explanation, having previously said he found their narrative to be "credible".
The statement, calling the journalist's death "tragic", says the two presidents had a telephone call on Sunday, without providing more details.
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After nearly two seeks of silence following the disappearance of Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia last week said Khashoggi was killed during a botched questioning.
And while, Istanbul is carrying a thorough investigation on the incident, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to reveal in details, Tuesday, the findings of his country's inquiry. "God have mercy on you my love Jamal, and may you rest in Paradise, ' Khashoggi's fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, tweeted following the Saudi announcements".
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Saturday branded Saudi Arabia's explanations as not credible and demanded a thorough investigation. "It's not possible for the Saudi administration to wiggle itself out of this crime if it's confirmed, ' Mr Kurtulmus said".
Saudi Arabia's explanation that Khashoggi was killed in a "fistfight" and 18 Saudis have been detained has been met with worldwide skepticism and allegations of a cover-up created to absolve Prince Mohammed of direct responsibility.
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Knox added: "We should never shrug at the president cheerleading for a violent act targeting a free and independent news media". "Never", Trump said. "Any guy that can do a body slam, he's my kind of guy". "Let me just say on behalf of all of Montana, Mr.
Turkish police are searching an abandoned diplomatic vehicle belonging to the Saudi Arabia consulate that was found on Monday in a parking lot in Istanbul in efforts to make clear about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, local media reported. The friend spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of repercussion.
The fallout from the killing of Saudi dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi - including the continued leadership of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - could prove "very problematic" for US relations, Sen.
Erdogan has remained largely silent on the case, although Turkey's pro-government newspapers have released information about events at the consulate.
Speaking to the Associated Press, Morocco's Minister of Justice Mohammed Aujjar stressed that the Kingdom's "supreme court issued the order for the extradition of Turki bin Bindar and that his arrest also followed strict judiciary procedures". Saudi Arabia so far has not acknowledged or explained Mutreb's presence in Istanbul or the presence of a forensics and autopsy expert at the consulate before Khashoggi arrived.
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The kingdom's announcement Saturday that Khashoggi died in a "fistfight" was met with global skepticism and allegations of a coverup to absolve the 33-year-old crown prince of direct responsibility.