Earlier this week Turkish media identified 15 men suspected in the disappearance of Saudi critic and journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he visited his country’s Istanbul consulate last week.
The Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV channel aired a segment on Thursday claiming that the 15 men were random tourists.
After Britain accused two Russian agents of poisoning a man in England earlier this year, the two men appeared on Russian TV claiming to be tourists going to visit the country’s famous cathedral.
Saudi Arabia appears to have taken a page out of Vladimir Putin’s playbook with a baffling response to the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi critic and journalist who went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week.
The investigation into Khashoggi’s wellbeing has been highly confusing, with US and Turkish intelligence leaks, the Turkish government constantly changing its official line, and little more than expressions of concern from other world leaders.
Earlier this week Turkey’s pro-government newspaper, the Daily Sabah, published photos of 15 people whom the newspaper identified as part of a Saudi intelligence team involved in Khashoggi’s disappearance.
They arrived at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on October 2, the day Khashoggi disappeared, and left the country later that night, …read more
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