🇺🇸🇹🇷US pastor Andrew Brunson leaves Turkey after release l Al Jazeera English

October 13, 2018 4:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The US military is flying an evangelical pastor home after a Turkish court freed him earlier on Friday.
Andrew Brunson was sentenced to three years in prison on terrorism charges, but was released for time served.
His detention led to a major diplomatic dispute between the US and Turkey and it is hoped that his release will ease US pressure on Turkey’s economy.
Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu has more from Izmir.

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