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Turkey says Saudis not cooperating in missing journalist probe

AFP  |  Istanbul 

Turkey's on Saturday accused of failing to cooperate in the probe into the disappearance of at its consulate in Istanbul, calling on to grant access to Turkish investigators.

"We still have not seen cooperation in order to ensure a smooth investigation and bring everything to light. We want to see this," was quoted as saying by state-run agency.

had said that a search of the consulate had been agreed but this has yet to materialise amid reports the two sides are at odds over the conditions of entry into what is Saudi sovereign territory.

Speaking during an official visit to London, Cavusoglu said that must let Turkish "prosecutors and experts enter the consulate" to carry out their investigation.

"Where did he go missing? There, at the consulate," the Turkish said, adding that "talks are continuing" with Saudi officials in a bid to resolve the impasse.

Khashoggi, a who had been living in self-imposed exile in the US since late 2017, vanished on October 2 after entering the to get paperwork for his upcoming wedding.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 21:20 IST