Istanbul( CNN) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is demanding that Saudi Arabia disclose the locating of Jamal Khashoggi's body and hand over the suspects in his murder.

“Whatever happened, it comes down to these 18 people. If you are determined, if you want to remove the suspicion and clear the air, these 18 people are the bottom line to this, ” Erdogan said Friday, relating to the provincial heads of his ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara.

If the Saudis can't stimulate the suspects talk, then Turkey will, he said. “The incident took place in Istanbul. So, hand them to us, and let us judge them, ” he said.

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