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Trudeau Says Canadian Officials Heard Recordings Of Khashoggi's Death

Canada is the first Western country to confirm that it's heard recordings of Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
Posted at 5:35 PM, Nov 12, 2018

Canada is the first Western country to confirm some of its officials listened to recordings of Jamal Khashoggi's death. 

About 10 days after the journalist was last seen walking into the consulate in Istanbul, Turkish officials said they had audio and visual recordings of Khashoggi's death. 

Over the weekend, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country shared those recordings with multiple nations. 

CIA Director Gina Haspel reportedly heard the tapes when she visited Turkey last month, but U.S. officials haven't confirmed that. 

During a press conference Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his intelligence officials have listened to the recordings. He said, "Canada has been fully briefed up on what Turkey had to share."

Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate on Oct. 2, but it took weeks for Saudi Arabian officials to admit any involvement. His body still hasn't been found. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN