Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Wednesday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Ankara, amid disappearance of a Saudi journalist, which has attracted worldwide concern.
Erdogan received Pompeo after his visit to Saudi Arabia over the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Washington Post journalist, who has been missing since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2.
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday said that Turkey may interrogate officials at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul if necessary, underlining the importance of a transparent investigation.
During Pompeo’s visit, top diplomats of both sides would also discuss bilateral and regional issues, including Syria, according to Turkish Foreign Ministry.
On Monday, Turkish investigation team conducted a nine-hour search in the Saudi consulate building in Istanbul, after Turkey and Saudi agreed to work together on the probe.
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