Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

  • Ayman Nour, an Egyptian dissident, second left, and Turan Kislakci, right, head of the Turkish-Arab media association talk to the media regarding Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, near Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Turkey will “never allow a cover-up” of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey’s ruling party said Saturday after Saudi Arabia announced hours earlier that the writer died during a “fistfight” in its consulate. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

ISTANBUL — Turkey will “never allow a cover-up” of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey’s ruling party said Saturday, reflecting international skepticism over the Saudi account that the writer died during a “fistfight.”

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