Penn plans Khashoggi documentary
LOS ANGELES: Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of Washingtonbased Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a Turkish official yesterday.
Yasin Aktay, an adviser to Turkey’s president,said the twotime Oscar winner interviewed him in Ankara as part of his ‘‘preliminary preparations’’ for the documentary before leaving for Istanbul, where he was due to meet Khashoggi’s Turkish fiancee.
Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, is suspected to have been killed by Saudi agents on October 2 after arriving at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. —TCA/AP