Turkey Moving To Open International Probe Into Journalist's Death

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Turkey Moving To Open International Probe Into Journalist's Death
Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul back in October.
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Turkey may open an international probe into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

That's according to a report by a state-run news agency Monday. Turkey's foreign minister said the country is taking the "necessary steps" to launch the investigation but didn't give much more information.

Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul back in October. 

Turkey has taken a lead role in getting to the bottom of his death. Officials there have been looking into the case, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the Saudi government "planned" and "executed" Khashoggi's killing. Erdogan has demanded Saudi Arabia extradite a number of suspects for trial in Turkey.

The Saudi government has denied any involvement in the journalist's disappearance or death.