Turkey's Erdoğan speaks with Khashoggi's family, sends condolences

Turkey's Erdoğan speaks with Khashoggi's family, sends condolences

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Turkeys Erdoğan speaks with Khashoggis family, sends condolences

Turkish President Erdoğan (R) is seen in this photo while welcoming Ethiopia's new ambassador to Ankara, Gırma Temesgen Barkessa, on Oct. 23. Photo: Demirören News Agency

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan spoke by phone with family members of the slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Oct. 23 and sent them condolences, pledging Turkey would do all it can to solve his murder, presidential sources said.

They said Erdoğan had expressed his deep sadness at Khashoggi's killing in his call with the family members, including Khashoggi's son Abdullah.

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