Turkey summons Saudi ambassador over missing journalist

ISTANBUL: Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Turkey was once on Thursday summoned to the foreign ministry after a distinguished journalist important of Riyadh went missing, a Turkish diplomatic supply said.

Jamal Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, went to the Saudi consulate on Tuesday to receive an professional document for his marriage and has no longer seemed since then.

His Turkish fiancee reported him missing after the journalist, who has lived in self-imposed exile in america since final 12 months to steer clear of imaginable arrest, was once no longer noticed after he entered the consulate on Tuesday afternoon for marriage procedures.

After an initial length of silence Saudi Arabia said the consulate was once working with Turkish government "to uncover the circumstances of the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi after he left the consulate building".

Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin alternatively told newshounds on Wednesday the journalist was once being held at the consulate, including that Ankara was once in contact with Saudi officers.

The US State Department said it was once investigating the matter.

Khashoggi's fiancee told AFP that there have been no information in regards to the journalist. "We don't know where he is. If he had left the consulate as said by the Saudis, we would know where he is," she said.

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