A member of the commando who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged a superior on the phone to “tell his boss” that the agents had fulfilled their mission, which would point to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, according to The New York Times from a recording that the CIA agreed to.
According to three people familiar with a recording of Khashoggi’s murder compiled by Turkish intelligence and shared with the US intelligence agency, the CIA, shortly after journalist Khashoggi was killed last month at the Saudi consulate, a member of the CIA team Assassins urged a superior on the phone to “tell his boss” that the agents had fulfilled their mission.
The recording, shared last month with the CIA, is seen by members of US intelligence as one of the strongest evidence linking Prince Mohammed to the murder of Khashoggi, a resident of Virginia (USA) and Washington columnist. Post, whose death provoked an international protest.
While the prince was not mentioned by name, American intelligence officials believe that “his boss” was a reference to Prince Mohammed.
Turkish intelligence agents have moved their American counterparts who believe that Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, one of 15 Saudis who would have been sent to Istanbul to kill Khashoggi and that he is a security officer who traveled frequently with Prince Mohammed, was the one I was talking to one of the Prince’s aides.
The Executive of Turkey confirmed today that it shared with several governments, including French, audio recordings and transcripts related to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.