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Newsline: Saudi Arabia Embassy seeks probe into abuse of Saudi family at airport in Turkey

The Saudi Embassy in Turkey has called for a thorough investigation into reports that a Saudi family was beaten up and abused at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul last week, Al-Hayat daily reported. The Saudi Embassy in Ankara said it had contacted the Turkish foreign minister with regard to the incident involving the family of Abdullah Al-Munaisir. The embassy also said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu reassured them that his government would look into the incident as “such an atrocity will not die down easily”. “The Turkish Ministry of Interior had quickly opened an investigation and has allowed the Saudi embassy to be involved. The Saudi Consulate in Istanbul followed up with the family and made sure they arrived in Saudi Arabia safely,” the embassy statement said.



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