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Turkey shared Khashoggi recordings with Saudi, US and others

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has shared recordings linked to the murder last month of with Riyadh, and other capitals, said Saturday.

"We gave the recordings, we gave them to Saudi Arabia, we gave them to Washington, to the Germans, to the French, to the English," he said in a televised speech.

"They listened to the conversations which took place here, they know", he said. Officials added that no written documents had been shared.

was last seen entering the consulate on October 2 to obtain documents for his forthcoming marriage.

After repeated denials, finally admitted the 59-year-old had been murdered at the mission in a "rogue" operation.

However, Erdogan has accused the "highest levels" of the with ordering the hit, while some officials have pointed the finger at the all-powerful

Some Turkish media and officials have said possessed an audio recording of the murder and it had shared it with the of the CIA Gina Haspel when she visited in late October.

But the existence of such a recording has not been officially confirmed.

Khashoggi's body has never been found, more than a month after he was killed.

An advisor to Erdogan, Yasin Aktay, suggested last week that the body may have been dissolved in acid.

Erdogan was speaking before flying to to attend commemorations marking the anniversary of the end of World War I.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 18:45 IST
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