Turkish security forces have arrested at least 74 on-duty soldiers on suspicion of affiliation to a movement led by US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of having masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Professor Hatice Beril Dedeoğlu, a Turkish academic who served as Turkey's Minister of European Union Affairs in 2015, says the US' unilateral sanctions against Iran would fail as important actors in the global economic arena, including Russia and China, are associated with Iran.
The body of Jamal Khashoggi was "dissolved" after he was murdered and dismembered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul a month ago, a Turkish official said Friday, as the journalist's fiancée criticized the US reaction as "devoid of moral foundation".
Turkey says it wants Saudi authorities to disclose the whereabouts of the body of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in the Arab kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul last month, stressing that Ankara expects Riyadh’s full cooperation in the ongoing investigation into the shocking case.
Turkey wants Saudi authorities to tell them the whereabouts of the body of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed last month in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the justice minister said on Thursday.
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and then "cut into pieces", Turkey's chief prosecutor said Wednesday, making details of the murder public for the first time.