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Turkish authorities have provided state protection to Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Hürriyet newspaper reported.

According to the daily, which based this news on its source at the Istanbul Governor’s Office, round-the-clock protection will be provided to this woman.

Earlier, Ankara had stated that it intends to find out all details of this murder.

On October 2, The Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi had entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, to validate documents, but had gone missing. Ankara had argued that he was killed there for writing articles that criticize Riyadh. Saudi Arabia, however, had denied these accusations claiming that the journalist had disappeared after leaving the consulate. Subsequently, however, Riyadh confirmed that Khashoggi’s had died at the consulate.

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