Official source welcomes joint working team to probe Khashoggi’s disappearance

The shadow of a security guard is seen on the entrance door of the Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday. — AFP

RIYADH — A Saudi official source welcomed the announcement by the Turkish Presidency to respond to Saudi Arabia’s request to form a joint working team comprising specialists to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Saudi citizen Jamal Bin Ahmed Bin Hamza Khashoggi in Istanbul, Turkey, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said Friday.

The Saudi official source valued this positive step, confirming his full confidence in the joint working team’s capability and its members’ cooperation to carry out the task it has been assigned perfectly, God willing.

The source reaffirmed the Kingdom’s great concern for the security and safety of its citizens, wherever they are. — SPA