Defense lawyer says Turkish court could release U.S. pastor

Ismail Cem Halavurt, lawyer of the jailed pastor Andrew Brunson, talks to media outside the Aliaga Prison and Courthouse complex in Izmir, Turkey May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

ALIAGA, Turkey (Reuters) – An American pastor being tried in Turkey on terrorism and spying charges could be freed on Wednesday when prosecution witnesses finish testifying in a case which has deepened a rift between two NATO allies, his lawyer said. Andrew Brunson, a Christian pastor from North Carolina who has lived in Turkey for […]

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