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Turkey says Jamal Khashoggi murder 'planned in savage manner' 

Riyadh said on Saturday that Khashoggi died during a "brawl" inside the consulate after a visit on October 2 to get documents.

Published: 22nd October 2018 08:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd October 2018 08:08 PM   |  A+A-

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (Photo | File/AFP)

By AFP

ANKARA: The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside Riyadh's Istanbul consulate was planned in a "savage manner", Turkey's ruling party spokesman said on Monday.

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"This was planned in an extremely savage manner, and we are faced with a situation where there has been a lot of effort to whitewash this," Justice and Development Party (AKP) spokesman Omer Celik told reporters in Ankara.

Riyadh said on Saturday that Khashoggi died during a "brawl" inside the consulate after a visit on October 2 to get documents.



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