Jamal Khashoggi enters the Saudi consulate

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This is a bad tragedy.

They say a 15-person team, including a number of security officials, arrived in Turkey on two private planes from Riyadh the same day Khashoggi disappeared. "We feel their pain". They said "those responsible must be held to account".

"Those responsible for the killing must be held to account and must face justice", she said.

Turkish media outlets have reported that the authorities here have audio tapes in which Khashoggi's alleged killers tortured him by cutting his fingers off before his decapitation.

Khashoggi went missing after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

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Erdogan spoke after Saudi Arabia, in a statement early Saturday, finally acknowledged that 59-year-old Khashoggi had died in the consulate, though its explanation that he was killed in a "fist fight" was met with global skepticism and allegations of a cover-up created to absolve Prince Mohammed of direct responsibility. An hour later, another Saudi official attributed the death to a chokehold. We don't know in terms of details how, ' he said. The nations went on to state that attacks on journalists are unacceptable and of the "utmost concern", noting that the "hypotheses" proposed in the Saudi investigation need to be backed up by actual facts. On Friday, the kingdom acknowledged for the first time that Khashoggi was killed inside the complex in what the government characterized as a fistfight gone off the rails.

Another Turkish ruling party official also criticised Saudi Arabia, saying the kingdom should have given its explanation "before the situation reached this point".

"If Khashoggi was fighting inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, he was fighting for his life with people sent to capture or kill him", said Mr Schiff, a member of the House Intelligence Committee. "It's about the war in Yemen where tens of thousands of civilians are being killed, it's about them spreading hatred of Christians and Jews and Hindus throughout the world". McKinsey said in a statement that it was "horrified" by the possibility its report was used to target individuals and that it was not prepared for any government entity.

"It would be premature to comment on sanctions and premature to comment on really any issues until we get further down the investigation and get to the bottom of what occurred".

Sceptics have asked why so many people, including military officers and a forensics expert specialising in autopsies, were part of the operation if the objective was to convince Khashoggi to return home of his own volition.

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