When Khashoggi murder took place on 2 October, the Saudis including the crown prince denied that Khashoggi was murdered inside the consulate. Then last Friday, they admitted that he had a fist fight with “rogue agents” inside the consulate then he was killed.
Now, they are saying that the orders of Khasshoggi murder didn’t come from the prince himself. Now, Crown prince is vowing to punish ‘culprits’ who executed the Khashoggi murder in Turkey.
The Saudi crown prince has vowed to punish all in Turkey.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish president, said that Khashoggi murder was a planned crime afe by Saudi intelligence officers and other officials.
What did the Saudi Arabia prince say?
On the other side, Mohammed bin Salman, who is the power behind the throne, claimed that Khashoggi murder was painful to all Saudis, but they know that this crime was planned since weeks ago to create a rift with Turkey, but he is sending them a message: you will never be able to do that.
Saudi crown prince and Khashoggi’s son
Additionally, on Tuesday, Mohammed bin Salman met Khashoggi’s son in Riyadh and they shake their hands. The crown prince said that he is sad for Khashoggi murder and he will punish the criminals.
At the same day, a family meeting included him and his father, King Salman.
Rumours said that there are some calls asking for replacing the crown prince and accusing him of being a part of Khashoggi murder.