Washington Post: Turkey has proof Saudi writer was killed



<pTurkey's government has told U.S. officials it has audio and video proof that missing Saudi Arabiawedding.

<pThe Associated Press was not immediately able to confirm the report, and Turkish officials would not comment.

<pA delegation from Saudi Arabia arrived in Turkey<pAnadolu Agency said the delegation would hold talks with Turkish officials over the weekend. It did not provide further details.

<pOn Thursday, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Turkey and Saudi Arabia would form a "joint working group" to look into Khashoggi's disappearance.

<pThe 59-year-old journalist, who was considered close to the Saudi royal family, had became a critic of the current government and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the 33-year-old heir apparent who has introduced reforms but shown little tolerance for criticism.

<pKhashoggi had been living in self-imposed exile in the United States since last year. As a contributor to the Washington Post, he has written extensively about Saudi Arabia, including criticism of its war in Yemen, its recent diplomatic spat with Canada and its arrest of women's rights activists after the lifting of a ban on women driving.

<pThose policies are all seen as initiatives of the crown prince, who has also presided over a roundup of activists and businessmen.