Trump tweets: U.S. to sanction Turkey, for immediate release of pastor

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
July 26, 2018 18:33
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WASHINGTON, - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said the United States would impose significant sanctions on Turkey over its detention of American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson and called on Ankara to immediately release him.

"The United States will impose large sanctions on Turkey for their long time detainment of Pastor Andrew Brunson, a great Christian, family man and wonderful human being. He is suffering greatly. This innocent man of faith should be released immediately!" Trump tweeted.


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