<pre><pre>Jamal Khashoggi case: all the latest updates | Saudi Arabia News

Saudi Arabia admitted that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in his consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

Khashoggi, a Saudi writer, American resident and Washington Post columnist, entered the building on October 2 to obtain documentation certifying that he had divorced his ex-wife. He never came out.

After two weeks of repeated denials that it had anything to do with his disappearance, the kingdom admitted on Saturday The journalist died in a "fist fight" inside the consulate.

Here are the latest developments:

Monday, October 22

Prince Crown Bodyguard & # 39; took & # 39; the body of Khashoggi

Turkish officials believe that the body of Jamal Khashoggi was taken from Turkey by one of the bodyguards of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a report by Middle Easy Eye.

Maher Abdulaziz Mutrib has been reportedly carrying a large bag, which was not checked while ignoring security controls through a VIP lounge at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul.

Employees of the Turkish consulate give statements.

Five Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul are making statements as witnesses to an investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Turkish television network NTV said on Monday.

Twenty consulate workers gave statements to prosecutors in connection with the incident last week, NTV reported earlier.

Canada could scrap the Saudi arms deal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada could cancel a multi-billion dollar defense contract with Saudi Arabia following the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in an interview aired on Sunday.

Trudeau, speaking on the French talk show "Tout Le Monde En Parle", recorded on Thursday, before Riyadh confirmed the death of Khashoggi at his Istanbul consulate, insisted that Canada "will always defend human rights, even with Saudi Arabia".

Canadian military equipment sales regulations contain restrictions on human rights violations against citizens of the purchasing country, and prohibit their use against civilians.

When asked about a key agreement with Riyadh for the sale of light armored vehicles worth CAD $ 15 billion ($ 11.4 billion), Trudeau said that "in this contract, there are clauses that must be followed in relation to with the use of what is sold to them. "

"If you do not follow these clauses, we will definitely cancel the contract."

Relations between Canada and Saudi Arabia have been tense in recent months.

After Canada criticized the arrest of human rights activists by Saudi Arabia, the kingdom retaliated by expelling the Canadian ambassador, reminding his own envoy to Ottawa and freezing trade and investment between the two countries.

On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would not export arms to Saudi Arabia amid uncertainty about Khashoggi's death.

The president of Indonesia claims a transparent image

Indonesian President Joko Widodo called for a "transparent and comprehensive" investigation into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a meeting Monday with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir.

WSJ: Why the outrage? & # 39; The Saudi Crown Prince asked

The Wall Street Journal reports that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the presidential adviser and Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, on October 10, eight days after the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

Why the scandal, the prince asked in English, according to people informed about the conversation, said the WSJ.

Erdogan and Trump discuss the case of Khashoggi by telephone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump spoke by telephone to talk about Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish state agency Anadolu said on Monday morning.

"Erdogan and Trump agreed that the Khashoggi case should be resolved in all aspects," Anadolu said.

Saudi King, Crown Prince, calls the son of Khashoggi to express his condolences.

Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called on Khashoggi's son, Salah, to express their condolences, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Saudi Arabia said Khashoggi, 59, was killed in a fight inside his Istanbul consulate, after two weeks of denials that it had anything to do with his disappearance.

Khashoggi's son thanked the king and the crown prince, according to the report.

Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir also extended his condolences to the Khashoggi family.

"This is a terrible mistake, this is a terrible tragedy, our condolences go with them, we feel their pain," Jubeir told Fox United States fox.

"Unfortunately, a serious and serious mistake was made and I assure you that those responsible will be responsible for this."

US Congress condemns Saudi report on murder of Kashoggi

Some observers have speculated that the powerful Crown Prince ordered the murder of Khashoggi, who had criticized bin Salman, But the Saudi leadership has denied any participation.

Erdogan, Trump agree that all aspects of Khashoggi's case must be resolved

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump spoke by telephone to discuss Khashoggi's murder, Anadolu news agency reported.

"Erdogan and Trump agreed that the Khashoggi case should be resolved in all aspects," he said.

Anadolu added that the two leaders also spoke about the American pastor Andrew Brunson, the cooperation in the fight against terrorism and the road map about the Manbij of Syria.

The trip of Saudi Arabia of the Secretary of the Treasury of EE.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended his decision to visit Saudi Arabia later this month despite continued turmoil following Khashoggi's assassination.

Last week, Mnuchin announced that he will not attend a major economic conference in Riyadh after talks with President Trump about the murder.

But speaking during a stopover in Jerusalem, Mnuchin said that the strategic and economic relationship of the United States with the Saudis was too important to jeopardize Khashoggi's assassination.

"We have an important relationship with Saudi Arabia, focused on combating the financing of terrorism and focused on our common interests of stopping Iran's spread of both terrorism and other problems," Mnuchin said according to the New York Times.

"I will go to meet with my counterparts and continue to focus on what is in the treasury domain, in regard to this problem."

The three-day Future Investment Initiative, dubbed "Davos in the desert," begins on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia. Many corporate heavyweights and prominent politicians have withdrawn from Khashoggi's assassination.

Even so, the organizers said that 120 speakers will participate, compared to 150.