Turkey Puts Jamal Khashoggi’s Fiancee Under 24-Hour Protection

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(MEMO— Turkish authorities have put the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi beneath 24-hour police safety, the state-run Anadolu information company stated on Sunday, Reuters experiences.

Khashoggi, a US resident and Washington Publish columnist, disappeared on Oct. 2 after he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to acquire paperwork for his upcoming marriage to Hatice Cengiz.

For weeks Saudi Arabia denied information of what occurred to him, initially claiming Khashoggi had left the constructing. On Saturday Riyadh stated he was killed in a fistfight within the consulate. The Saudi international minister has since known as his demise a “big and grave mistake”.

The Istanbul governor’s workplace has put Cengiz, a Turkish nationwide, beneath 24-hour police safety, Anadolu stated. Authorities didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon what prompted the choice to provide her a safety element.

On the day Khashoggi disappeared, Cengiz waited for hours outdoors the consulate for him and, when he didn’t return, acquired in contact with authorities as he had instructed her to do, she later stated.

After Saudi Arabia confirmed his demise, she wrote on Twitter in Arabic: “They’ve taken your physique from this world, however your stunning smile will keep in my world endlessly.”

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