Trump is concerned about the fate of missing persons in Turkey, Saudi journalist

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The US President Donald trump has expressed concern over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist Jamal Kalkaji in Istanbul during the visit of the Consulate of Saudi Arabia.

«I am concerned about it,» trump replied to the question about the fate of the journalist, his words are quoted by the press service of the White house. And added that «nobody knows anything about it.»

On Wednesday, Turkish-Arab Association for media reported that Haskari, who works as a columnist American newspaper the Washington Post and lives in the USA, went missing in Turkey after he entered the building of the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul. As reported Аnadolu with reference to the bride of a Saudi journalist, whose name was not disclosed, officials of the consulates were invited on the eve of Hackage for paperwork, and it is the building is not allowed. After five hours of waiting, one of the consular employees told her that Hackage already left, and wait for it no longer need.

According to Saudi press Agency, citing the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul, Kalkaji disappeared after he left the Consulate, and diplomatic mission was cooperating with the Turkish authorities to clarify the circumstances of his disappearance. At the same time, the press Secretary of the Turkish President Ibrahim Kalin said on the Turkish authorities information that the journalist is in the Consulate building. On Friday the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud told Reuters that the Turkish authorities may wish to search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.