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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2523

Saudi King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called on slain writer Khashoggi's son

Riyadh, 22 October, (

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called on the son of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist who was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal's entourage.

Also, Saudi King Salman too called on Khashoggi's son, Salah, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday. According to the press statements, both King Salman and the Crown Prince "expressed condolences".

Khashoggi was killed on 2nd October, at the consulate, where he had gone to get paperwork for his marriage.

For weeks, Saudi Arabia had been insisted that The Washington Post contributor had left the consulate. The kingdom finally acknowledged his death early on Saturday in what it described as a "fistfight".

Turkish media quotes officials as saying that a team of 15 Saudis, removed Khashoggi's fingers, killed him and sliced his body.

- Asian Tribune -

 Saudi King Salman & Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
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