Jamal Khashoggi: Pompeo meets Erdogan over missing writer
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has held talks with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The meeting in Ankara comes amid fresh allegations in the Turkish media that Mr Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
On Tuesday, Mr Pompeo met Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in Riyadh.
He said Saudi Arabia's leaders "strongly denied" involvement in the writer's disappearance.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the meeting had been "beneficial and fruitful".
The journalist, a critic of the Saudi leadership, was last seen entering the consulate on 2 October. Saudi Arabia initially said he had left the building unharmed.
A pro-government Turkish newspaper has reported while inside the consulate.
The Yeni Safak newspaper reports that Saudi consul can be heard saying: "Do this outside. You're going to get me in trouble."
The New York Times reports that , while another is a senior figure in the country's interior ministry.
Mr Khashoggi had obtained US residency and the US is a key ally of Saudi Arabia.