Turkish police haven't been able to locate the columnist's remains despite extensive searches, and an aide to Erdogan said his body may have been dissolved.
The killing of Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul and the war in Yemen, which has pushed the country to the brink of starvation, are two of the main sources of strain in the decades-old alliance between Washington and Riyadh.
In a report published Sunday, Turkish investigative journalist Nazif Karaman told Al Jazeera that the audio recordings indicate Khashoggi's killing took around seven minutes - and that Khashoggi's last words were, "I'm suffocating".
Subsequently, 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.
When asked to clarify that he was saying Canadian agents had heard the recordings, Trudeau replied, "Yes", and added that he had not heard them himself.
Bolton said he did not think that people who heard the recordings concluded that the crown prince was linked to the killing. Our intelligence organization did not hide anything.
Turkish officials have given audio recordings that detail Khashoggi's final moments to Canada, the United States, Germany, France, Britain and Saudi Arabia. In fact, when the Saudi intelligence officer listened to the recording he was so shocked that he said 'this one probably took heroin.
Erdogan's communications director then blasted Le Drian for the denial.
But while Turkish officials have played the recording for USA and other intelligence agencies and provided transcripts, the Turks have not handed over the recording for independent analysis, according to Turkish officials. Later, the Central Intelligence Agency did not comment on whether Haspel had heard the recordings, despite reports by Reuters and other news outlets saying she had.Читайте также: Out Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema declares victory citing an 'insurmountable' lead
The luggage contained 10 phones, five walkie-talkies, intercoms, two syringes, two defibrillators, a jamming device, staplers, and scissors, the paper reported.
MEE previously reported that Khashoggi was injected soon after he entered the consulate on 2 October. Turkish authorities reportedly do not believe this collaborator exists. Mutreb is a security officer who frequently travels with the crown prince.
Turkey says a 15-member Saudi "hit squad" strangled and dismembered Khashoggi at the consulate. Ankara insists the orders for the killing came from the highest levels of the Saudi government, but not King Salman.
During the discussion, part of a series of meetings where the men tried to win Saudi funding for their plan, General Assiri's top aides inquired about killing Qassim Suleimani, the leader of the Quds Force of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps and a man considered a determined enemy of Saudi Arabia.
"A phone call like that is about as close to a smoking gun as you are going to get", Bruce Riedel, a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, told the New York Times.
American intelligence officials said "your boss" was a reference to MbS.
The perpetrators of the killing were among 18 suspects detained in Saudi Arabia, said the Turkish president.
But unconfirmed reports of the contents of gruesome tape, which Turkey says it has been in possession of since October 2, allege that Khashoggi was grabbed, drugged and dismembered with a bone saw.
"The president has made it clear he wants to get to the bottom of this", he added.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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