Turkey on Monday criticized the sentences passed on eight people for their role in the murder of journalist Yamal Jashogi in 2018, asserting that the sentence “does not meet the expectations of the country or the international community”.
In a series of messages distributed through his Twitter account, Turkish communications director Fahrettin Altun stated that Turkey “still” does not “know” what happened to Jashogi’s body, who wanted or had him dead local partners “.
In his opinion, this raises “doubts about the credibility of the judicial proceedings in Saudi Arabia”. Altun has therefore urged the Saudi authorities to “cooperate” in investigating the murder in Turkey.
“It is a legal and conscientious obligation to shed light on the murder of Yamal Jashogi, which was committed within the Turkish borders, and to bring justice to bear,” he stressed, making it clear that “this is the only way to ensure this.” similar atrocities can be prevented in the future. “