> The world was hanging on his every word as Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan described Jamal Khashoggi's death as a gruesome murder. Most importantly, he's demanding to know who ordered the Saudi critic's death, dismissing Riyadh's explanation that this was a rogue operation. Erdogan says he's not satisfied with the kingdom solely blaming some of its intelligence agents.
>> The conscience of humanity will only be satisfied once everybody is called to account, from those who gave the orders to those who carried them out.>>
>> In a speech to Parliament, Erdogan said that there were strong signs Khashoggi's killing was planned, with some Saudi agents arriving the day before on a reconnaissance mission.
He also said that the consulate's cameras were removed on the day.>> On the day of the incident, employees at the consulate were gathered at a room under the pretext of an audit. Employees at the residence were given a day off for the same reason.>> Erdogan didn't mention Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who some US lawmakers suspect ordered the killing.
But he said Turkey would not complete its investigation until all questions were answered. Adding that Kashoggi was killed in a savage way. Turkish sources have told Reuters they have an audio recording reportedly documenting the killing. But there was no mention of it in the speech. It's been three weeks since the journalist and US resident entered the Saudi consulate here in Istanbul, never to be seen again.
Saudi Arabia have already sacked a number of officials over the killing, including a top aid to the crown prince, who intelligence sources say ran the killing via Skype. Erdogan's speech, Tuesday, making it clear that while Saudi Arabia may have hoped to draw a line under all of this, the cameras and the story aren't going anywhere.
Anchor has now put responsibility at the feet of the Saudi king, and has joined the global chorus demanding answers. US President Trump's comments are varied, from playing down Riyadh's role, to warning of possible economic sanctions. He's also reiterated Saudi Arabia's importance as a key US ally.>> I don't wanna lose all of that investment that's being made in our country.
I don't wanna lose $110 billion in terms of investment, but we're gonna get to the bottom of it.