An American pastor who has spent 18 months in Turkish custody appeared for the first time in court Monday, denying accusations of espionage and contacts with terrorists in a case that has exacerbated tense relations between Washington and Ankara.

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    A Turkish court set free U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson after holding ... exile in the U.S. whom Erdogan has blamed for the coup. Turkey has unsuccessfully pressed the U.S. to extradite Gulen, who denies ...
    10/12/2018 - 4:15 am | View Link
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  • U.S. pastor held in Turkey is ordered released
    SAKRAN, Turkey ... pastor who runs the small Resurrection Church in Izmir. He was one of two dozen Americans detained in the aftermath of a failed coup in 2016 and was charged with aiding terrorist gr...
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  • U.S. pastor denies terrorism charges in Turkish court
    denied links to a network led by U.S.-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Turkey of orchestrating a failed military coup in 2016, and to the outlawed Kurdish PKK militant group. T...
    05/7/2018 - 3:43 am | View Link
  • U.S. pastor denies allegations of coup links as Turkey trial begins
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  • Turkey–United States relations
    Turkey–United States relations are bilateral relations between the Republic of Turkey and the United States of America. Relations in the post-World War II period evolved from the Second Cairo Conference in December 1943 and Turkey's entrance into World War II on the side of the Allies in February 1945. Later that year, Turkey became a charter member of the United Nations.
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  • Andrew Brunson
    Andrew Brunson is originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina. He is married and has three children. Brunson lived in Turkey for 23 years where he served as pastor of the Izmir Resurrection Church. Brunson, who was applying for Turkish permanent residency, was imprisoned on October 7, 2016 as part of the purges that followed the failed 2016 coup attempt.
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