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American Pastor Detained in Turkey for Two Years May Soon Be Released

8 monthes ago   |   By Time

An American pastor may soon be released after two years of captivity in Turkey.
A person involved in efforts to free Andrew Brunson says the 50-year-old evangelical pastor from North Carolina could be freed at his next court appearance on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because officials had not yet reached a final agreement on the release and it could still fall through.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters that the U.S. is hopeful he will soon go free but said she was unaware of any agreement on his release.
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