Spotlight: Analysts differ on whether journalist's disappearance to roil Turkish-Saudi ties
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
ISTANBUL, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- As Turkey and Saudi Arabia prepare to establish a joint commission to investigate the disappearance of a Saudi journalist after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, analysts are divided on whether the issue would turn into a crisis in bilateral ties.
"It's highly probable the issue would escalate into a crisis," Murat Bilhan, deputy chairman of the Istanbul-based Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies, told Xinhua.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a politi ...