U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met Turkey’s President and Foreign Minister over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
No details were immediately released about the talks on Wednesday between Pompeo and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Mevlut Cavusoglu.
The three posed for photos before their meeting but said nothing in front of journalists. Pompeo held separate meetings with Erdogan and Cavusoglu, each lasting around 40 minutes.
Pompeo had just come from Riyadh, where he spoke Tuesday with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Khashoggi went missing on Oct. 2 after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Turkish officials say they fear Saudi agents killed and dismembered him. Saudi Arabia has denied the allegations but provided no evidence he left the consulate.
Turkey says it is awaiting final permission from Saudi Arabia to search the home of the Saudi consul in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.