Andrew Brunson: Officials believe US on verge of securing release of pastor held in Turkey – CNNPolitics

 

Washington (CNN)US officials believe they’re on the verge of securing the release of Andrew Brunson, the American pastor jailed by Turkey on accusations he helped plot a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to a source familiar with the matter.

The source cautioned that US officials are counting on Turkish officials to follow through on their end of the agreement, which appears to now be in place with Brunson due to appear before a Turkish court on Friday.
Brunson faces up to 35 years in jail if convicted.

Source: Andrew Brunson: Officials believe US on verge of securing release of pastor held in Turkey – CNNPolitics

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