Saudi crown prince calls Khashoggi killing a ‘heinous’ crime

  • This image taken from CCTV video obtained by the Turkish broadcaster TRT World and made available on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, shows a vehicle allegedly belonging to the Saudi consulate, at the entrance to Belgrade Forest in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018, that Saudi consulate officials had made “reconnaissance” trips to the forest as well as the city of Yalova a day before Saudi Journalist Khashoggi was killed. (TRT World via AP)

  • In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, right, Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, second right, and Bahrain’s Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, second left, attend the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Salman addressed the summit on Wednesday, his first such comments since the killing earlier this month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)

  • In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman addresses the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. The Crown Prince addressed the summit on Wednesday, his first such comments since the killing earlier this month of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — In a fiery and unwavering appearance Wednesday at an investment forum, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “heinous” and “painful to all Saudis,” before warning anyone against trying to “manipulate” the crisis and drive a wedge between the kingdom and Turkey.

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