translated from Spanish: Turkey demanded the arrest of two former advisers to the Saudi Prince by Khashoggi case

a Court of Istanbul Mohamed today issued arrest warrants against two senior Saudi Arabian officials close to the saudi Crown Prince bin Salman, in co connection with the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to the Anadolu Agency. The information identifies both suspects as Ahmed Al Asiri, former Deputy Head of the intelligence service, and Saud Al Qahtani, a close adviser of the Prince who was formally relieved of the post in October. Khashoggi, a saudi journalist and critic with the Royal House of his country, was killed inside the Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul on October 2. The Riad Government denies that Prince Salman has had something to do with the crime. The corpse of Khashoggi has not been found. The office of the public prosecutor of Istanbul asked the Court to issue arrest warrants as part of the investigation of the crime. The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pressing the oil Kingdom to reveal who were the perpetrators of the murder and argues that it is an issue that affects the whole world and not only to Turkey. During their attendance at the Summit of developed and emerging countries of the G20 in Argentina last weekend, Erdogan said that Saudi Arabia should be the first interested in knowing exactly what happened to Khashoggi, and added that Turkey has shared the evidence that has several countries, including United States and Germany. On Tuesday, two US Senators who attended a briefing on the case with the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Gina Haspel, ensured that they not already doubt that the Crown Prince is responsible for the murder. Yes Mohamed bin Salman was facing a jury, «you will need a unanimous verdict in 30 minutes. Guilty. A guilty verdict,»said Senator Bob Corker. Saudi Arabia carried out its own investigation, and the prosecution is seeking the death penalty for five suspects. His version is that not authorized operation without the knowledge of the Prince took place. Erdogan has called on numerous occasions that those detained in Saudi Arabia be extradited to Turkey. The two suspects against whom arrest warrant was fought today are not among the prisoners by the case in the desert Kingdom.



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