Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: US asks Turkey for recording evidence
The US has asked Turkey for a recording said to provide strong evidence that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at Istanbul’s Saudi consulate.
“We have asked for it, if it exists,” President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House.
Mr Khashoggi has not been seen since entering the building on 2 October. Saudi Arabia denies killing him.
Meanwhile, the Washington Post has published the last column Mr Khashoggi wrote before his disappearance.
In the column he talks about the importance of a free press in the Middle East.
The newspaper’s Global Opinions editor Karen Attiah said its release had been delayed in the hope that Mr Khashoggi would return safely.
“Now I have to accept: That is not going to happen. This is the last piece of his I will edit for The Post,” she wrote. “This column perfectly captures his commitment and passion for freedom in the Arab world. A freedom he apparently gave his life for.”