Dieu's government imposes sanctions on Turkish ministers FürJustiz and interior, Abdülhamit Gül UndSüleyman Soylu. The reason is first imprisoned and now in Türkeiunter house arrest US pastor Andrew Brunson. According to government spokeswoman Sarah Sanders both ministers have "führendeRollen at detention and arrest of Pastor Brunsongespielt". The sanctions will freeze US minister's assets, and US citizens must not Geschäftemit m.
The DasUS Ministry of Finance has been infringing on two ministers ' sanctions for "serious human rights violations." That Brunson will continue to be detained is "simply unacceptable," said Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin. PräsidentTrump has made it clear that United States expects Turkey to release it immediately.
The pastor Brunson is accused in Turkey of terror and espionage, ihmwerden connections to banned Kurdish Workers Party PKK and movement of preacher FethullahGülen. Diesesoll to be responsible for July 2016 coup attempt. Dietürkische prosecutor calls 35JahreHaft. Dieu's government, on or hand, insists that Brunson is innocent. " We see no evidence that Pastor Brunson has made Irgendetwasfalsch, "said Sanders.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants to talk to Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu
US PräsidentDonald Trump had already amvergangenen Donnerstagdie dismissal of pastor who had been detained since end of 2016 and threatened persons sanctions. The Turkish StaatspräsidentRecep Tayyip Erdoğan had rejected this: "The US must also remember that if you do not change your stance, you will lose a strong Undaufrichtigen partner like Turkey."
DieSprecherin of US State Department, Hear Nauert, said Foreign minister Mike Pompeo had a phone call from his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. Beidewollten will meet at ASEAN Regional Forum Insingapore on Friday and Saturday. "We are still pursuing einediplomatische approach," Nauert said. Pastor Brunson had to leave house and market live back to United States.House arrest for Brunson was "not good enough"
VergangeneWoche had been released by Brunson, but has been under hausarrest since n. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said that Hausarrestfür Brunson was "not good enough." There is no glaubwürdigenBeweise against pastor. "This innocent man of faith should be released and it should be allowed to return to over states of America," said Pence. The Turkish Government has repeatedly referred to dieUnabhängigkeit of judiciary in country – this wirdallerdings has been questioned by experts.
The 50-JährigeBrunson lived in Turkey for more than 20 years. He was Pastoran a church in coastal metropolis of Izmir, when he was arrested in October 2016 – a few months after coup attempt in Turkey.Updated Date: 02 August 2018, 12:00