"If Khashoggi was indeed murdered inside a diplomatic facility, it is an act of terror that echoes Russian and Chinese tactics of extraterritorial, extrajudicial attacks on dissidents, meant to intimidate any who would speak out against the Saudi government, no matter where they may be, and giving the lie to official narratives of 'reform" in Saudi Arabia, ' said Summer Lopez, PEN America's senior director of free expression programs.
Five days after a prominent Saudi journalist went missing at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, there are still more questions than answers.
In his columns, Khashoggi has been critical of some policies of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Riyadh's intervention in the war in Yemen.
'If the reports of Jamal's murder are true, it is a monstrous and unfathomable act, ' the Washington Post's editorial page editor Fred Hiatt said in a statement. "We hope this has not now spread overseas". The official added: "It was a preplanned murder".
The Turkish official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing investigation.
"Based on their initial findings, the police believe that the journalist was killed by a team especially sent to Istanbul and who left the same day", the government source said on Saturday. "We believe the murder was premeditated and the body was subsequently moved out of the consulate", one Turkish official told Reuters.
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Khashoggi had gone to the consulate to obtain documents needed to marry his Turkish fiancee.
'Jamal is not dead! He also believes it will be valued above $2 trillion as it's going to be huge.
Authorities in Riyadh have acknowledged dispatching a "security delegation" to Turkey but said they had no connection to the disappearance of Khashoggi, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in suburban Istanbul on Tuesday afternoon.
But in an interview with the public broadcaster news channel TRT Haber, Aktay said: "This is an assault against Turkey's right of sovereignty".
"I love working with him", Prince Mohammed said in an interview at the royal palace in Riyadh on Wednesday.
The former government adviser, who turns 60 on October 13, has lived in self-imposed exile in the United States since previous year to avoid possible arrest.According to his fiancee, Khashoggi had visited the consulate to receive an official document for their marriage. All those issues have been viewed as being pushed by Prince Mohammed, who similarly has led roundups of activists, businessmen and others in the kingdom.
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Saudi Arabia's consul in Istanbul opened his mission to Reuters on Saturday in an effort to show that Khashoggi was not on the premises.
He was seeking to secure documentation for his forthcoming marriage when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Tuesday. During the visit, Russian Federation also agreed to sell Riyadh a Kornet-M anti-armor system, Tos-A1 rocket launcher, AGS-30 grenade launcher, and Kalashnikov AK-103, according to the information office of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation.
He also stressed that with the support of Washington, Saudi Arabia was totally safe, but without United States, who knew what's going to happen.
Press freedom groups likewise have decried Khashoggi's disappearance.
But she tweeted that she can not believe her fiance has been killed, adding she was waiting for confirmation from Turkish authorities.
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The crown prince and other Saudi officials have denied killing or abducting Khashoggi, saying they do not know where he is.