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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington may lift sanctions imposed on Turkey during the dispute over its detention of a US pastor.
An American pastor held for two years in Turkey on terror-related charges arrived home in the United States on Saturday and sat down with US President Donald Trump, who signalled an easing in the diplomatic crisis sparked by the case.
An American pastor held for two years in Turkey on terror-related charges headed home to the United States on Saturday, where he was to meet with US President Donald Trump, who signaled an easing in the diplomatic crisis sparked by the case.
US President Donald Trump has welcomed the release of US pastor Andrew Brunson, who is on his way back home from Turkey following two years in detention.
An American pastor whose detention for the past two years by Turkey sparked a crisis in ties with the United States went back on trial on Friday with Washington hopeful he will finally be released.
The case against Andrew Brunson, who is being held on terrorism charges, has triggered a full-blown diplomatic dispute between Washington and Ankara with no end in sight.
Turkish police have arrested two more people for their suspected links to Monday's drive-by shooting on the US embassy in capital Ankara, Anadolu Agency reports, in an attack coinciding with increased tensions between the NATO allies.
US President Donald Trump's national security adviser has said that Turkey could end its lira-battering crisis with Washington "instantly" by freeing a detained American pastor, adding that a Qatari cash infusion would not help Ankara's economy.
A Turkish court again rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday.
Turkey doubled tariffs on some imports from the United States - such as passenger cars, alcohol and tobacco - in what it said was retaliation for "deliberate attacks" on its economy.
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Turkey would boycott electronic products from the U.S., which has imposed sanctions and raised tariffs against Ankara in a dispute about the detention of a U.S. evangelical pastor.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday slammed the crash of the lira amid a widening spat with the United States as a "political plot" and said his country would instead seek new markets and new allies.
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