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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has became the first Western leader to acknowledge his country hadheard the recordings of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

A member of the hit squad who killed Jamal Khashoggi made a call to a Saudi official instructing them to "tell your boss" that the 'deed was done, ' according to sources familiar with a recording of the killing.

When asked on a visit to Paris whether Canadian intelligence had heard the Turkish recordings, Trudeau said: "Yes", although he added that had not heard them personally.

Mr Trudeau said that he himself had not heard the audio, and he would not give any details on the contents of the tapes.

Trump now says Saudi Arabia misused USA -supplied weapons in the Saudi-led coalition's bombing campaign in Yemen, which has helped trigger the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused his French counterpart of "impertinence" and said Turkish officials had shared "all information" with France's intelligence on October 24.

"This is impossible. I also told Mr Trump [US President] that there is no need to look around for his murderers", Turkey's president said.

Canadian-Saudi relations have been strained in recent months after Ottawa criticized Riyadh's treatment of women's rights activists in August.

The paper said on Sunday that during a meeting with private businessmen in 2017, senior aides close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, inquired about killing Qassim Suleimani, the leader of the Quds Force of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps.

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Turkey on Monday lashed out at "unacceptable" comments by the French foreign minister accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of playing a "political game" over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

"We are in discussions with our like-minded allies as to the next steps with regard to Saudi Arabia", Trudeau said.

Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey had given recordings related to the killing to countries including Britain.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with the crown prince Sunday and reiterated that the US will hold those responsible for Khashoggi's killing to account, according to state department spokesperson Heather Nauert.

But Pompeo and US President Donald Trump have also both emphasized America's important commercial, strategic and national security relationships with the petro-state. "I voiced some things about his incompetence.to the [Saudi] king", Erdogan said, adding that Otaibi was recalled from Istanbul after Erdogan's conversation with Saudi Arabia's King Salman.

Turkish investigators reportedly believe that Khashoggi's remains may have been dissolved in acid.

Saudi Arabia has said Khashoggi was murdered in an unauthorised operation.

Britain and the U.S. are also increasing their involvement in the case, with Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel, who visited Turkey last month for information on the investigation, reported to have heard the audio recordings of the killing.

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday said prospects for talks to end Yemen's 3-1/2-year-old war were "more real" after Saudi Arabia confirmed to him its willingness to evacuate 50 wounded Houthi fighters as a confidence-building measure.

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