Turkey shared Khashoggi murder tapes with Britain, claims Erdogan

Turkey shared Khashoggi murder tapes with Britain, claims Erdogan

A Democratic lawmaker at the US House of Representatives is reportedly planning to introduce a bill that bans Saudi Arabia from acquiring nuclear weapons in retaliation for the regime's murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Erdogan's comments on Saturday were the first public confirmation of the existence of recordings of the October 2 killing of The Washington Post columnist at the consulate where he had gone to get papers to marry his fiancee.

"We gave them the tapes".

"They [Saudi officials] also listened to the conversations and ... they know for certain who among the 15 is the killer or are the killers", he said. There is no need to distort this.

In a message to The Associated Press on Friday, she said she had not received any information from officials to confirm the reports, which originated from pan Arab satellite channel Al Jazeera on Thursday, saying Khashoggi's body had been dissolved with acid.

"The new Saudi totalitarianism, which requires complete subservience and loyalty to the crown prince, has culminated in the scandal of Khashoggi's murder", Al-Rasheed wrote.

The Turkish minister explained that Ankara asked Riyadh to extradite the men Saudi detained for their involvement in Khashoggi's murder to Turkey for questioning.

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Some were members of a death outfit known as the Tiger Squad, a team of assassins with close ties to MBS that is used to muzzle dissenters, MEE discovered.

Late last month, a Saudi prosecutor finally admitted that Khashoggi was killed in a planned attack.

Last month, Saudi Arabia acknowledged that Turkish evidence indicates that Khashoggi's killing was premeditated, shifting its explanation in an apparent effort to ease worldwide outrage over the death.

It was also revealed Friday that the U.S. was planning to end aerial refueling of Saudi aircraft conducting airstrikes against Yemen, two United States officials told CNN. Yet some of those implicated in the killing are close to the crown prince, including a member of the prince's entourage on foreign trips who was seen at the consulate before Khashoggi's slaying.

Samples taken from the drains at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul showed traces of acid, pro-government daily Sabah said, without quoting sources.

Qahtani, who built up a formidable cyber army that identified dissident voices across the world and acted ruthlessly to snuff out all anti-establishment voices, became the fall guy after Turkey asserted that the Khashoggi killing was ordered by the highest echelons of the Saudi order.

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