Turkey shared with the CIA director information obtained while investigating the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
According to the Turkish government-run Sabah newspaper, one of the first to reveal the “leaks” on the investigation since the beginning of the case, the Turkish Intelligence Service (MIT) “informed Gina Haspel about the evidence linked to the murder of the journalist.” Gina Haspel, head of the CIA since April, arrived in Istanbul on Tuesday.
The newspaper says that MIT showed the CIA director some videos and made audio recordings available. It also shared that “the elements obtained during the search operation at the General Consulate and the residence of the Consul of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul.”
Jamal Khashoggi, 59, a respected columnist and collaborator of the Washington Post newspaper, was assassinated on October 2nd at his country’s consulate in Istanbul.