Turkish President Erdogan: before Khashoggi visited the Saudi consulate, teams of Saudis arrived in Istanbul, visited the Saudi consulate, explored Belgrad Forest and the city of Yalova, destroyed the consulate's CCTV hard drive in anticipation of Khashoggi's arrival, and included Saudi generals.

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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday demanded that Saudi Arabia reveal who gave the order to kill Saudi-born journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi in its consulate in Turkey on October 2. "Who gave this order? Who gave the order for 15 people to come to Turkey?". Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday demanded that Saudi Arabia reveal who gave the order to kill Saudi-born journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi in its consulate in Turkey on October 2.