Pastor Andrew Branson. Izmir, Turkey. © AP Photo / Emre Tazegul
WASHINGTON, 12 Oct – US President Donald trump has announced the release Turkey American pastor Brunson: he will be home soon.
“Pastor Brunson just released. Will be home soon!” said trump in his Twitter account, writing a message in capital letters.
On Friday, the Turkish court of Izmir sentenced American pastor Andrew Brunson to three years one month and 15 days of imprisonment and released him from house arrest. The court credited the time that Brunson has been under arrest, and stripped him of all preventive measures, including a ban on travel abroad.