Pompeo: Erdogan confirms Saudis cooperating into Khashoggi probe

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the State Department, in Washington. (File photo: AP)

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has confirmed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made clear in talks that Saudi Arabia is cooperating in probe into missing Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi.

“He made clear that the Saudis had cooperated with the investigation that the Turks are engaged in and that they’re going to share information that they learn with the Saudis as well,” Pompeo told reporters aboard his plan after left Turkey.

“There have been a couple of delays but they seemed pretty confident that the Saudis would permit them to do the things they need to do to complete their thorough and complete investigation,” he said.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53