Turkey prosecutor: end US pastor’s house arrest, 10 years jail

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A Turkish prosecutor called for a jail sentence of 10 years for a US Christian pastor on Friday, and also asked the court to lift judicial controls, a move that would allow Andrew Brunson to leave the country immediately.

The case against Brunson, an evangelical preacher from North Carolina who has lived in  Turkey  for more than 20 years and was arrested two years ago, has led to US tariffs against  Turkey and drawn condemnation from President Donald Trump.

The pastor is charged with links to Kurdish militants and supporters of Fethullah Gulen, the cleric blamed by...


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Turkey prosecutor: end US pastor’s house arrest, 10 years jail


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