US looks for answers to fate of vanished Saudi journalist

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David Barrows, center, with Code Pink, wears a mask of Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a protest outside of Saudi Arabia’s Embassy about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

U.S. President Donald Trump is stepping into the controversy surrounding a missing Saudi journalist.

Jamal Khashoggi vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. He’s a U.S. resident, and Trump says he’ll speak to Saudi King Salman soon in search of answers.

Reports said Turkey has audio and video evidence of Khashoggi being killed inside the consulate, but Saudi Arabia calls the allegation “baseless”.

CGTN’s Guy Henderson reports from Istanbul.

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