Turkish media: Suspicious packages taken out from Saudi consulate
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 26
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
In the morning of Oct. 26, three suspicious packages were taken out from the consulate general of Saudi Arabia, where an investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was previously conducted, Turkish media reported on Oct. 26.
The consulate's employees did not allow journalists approach the consulate general, reports read.
On Oct. 2, Khashoggi, known for his criticism of the policy of Riyadh, disappeared when he visited the consulate general of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul, where he came to obtain documents for registration of marriage with a Turkish citizen. A few days later, the Turkish police launched an investigation into his disappearance.
On Oct. 20, the Saudi authorities reported that Khashoggi was killed as a result of a conflict in the consulate general.
The Attorney General of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Saud al-Muadjib said 18 nationals of the country are under investigation, whose identities have not been revealed.
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