ANKARA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Interpol issued a Red Notice for 20 Saudi suspects linked to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish media reported on Thursday.
The Red Notice was issued on March 1 upon Turkey's request, local NTV channel quoted Turkish Justice Ministry officials as saying.
The Red Notice was reportedly issued for the former Saudi Deputy Intelligence Chief Ahmed al Asiri, and Saud al Qahtani, an advisor to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.
Besides, the Red Notice was also issued for 15 suspects in the execution team while three for consulate employees, according to Turkish Justice Ministry.
Khashoggi was brutally murdered at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last October. Riyadh initially denied any knowledge of the killing, but later blamed rogue agents for Khashoggi's death.
Turkey urged Saudi Arabia to extradite the perpetrators, as well as to provide information about the location of Khashoggi's body.