President Trump says he won't let the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi jeopardize relations with Saudi Arabia. He says he will stand by Riyadh regardless if Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the killing citing the kingdom's importance to American interests.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday (October 23) dismissed attempts by Riyadh to blame Jamal Khashoggi's "savage" killing on rogue operatives, saying the person who ordered the death of the prominent Saudi journalist must "be brought to account".
Saudi Arabia will make a thorough probe into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and relationship with Turkey will not be harmed, said Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday during the forum of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday in Riyadh that the growing relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iraq was "vital" to bolstering the collective security, cooperation in the fight against Islamic State and prosperity between the U.S. and both countries.