December 06, 201913.15 The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey "was a mistake, an unauthorized operation. The Saudi state never kills its citizens, there are people in court and we have adopted mechanisms to prevent it from happening again in the future "Saudi Foreign Minister Al-Jubeir told the Med Dialogues. Khashoggi disappeared after going to his consulate in Istanbul in October 2018: he would be tortured and killed at the diplomatic headquarters. Requested death penalty for 5 of the 11 defendants.