President Trump to meet with freed pastor Brunson Saturday

President Trump to meet with freed pastor Brunson Saturday

President Donald Trump plans to meet Saturday afternoon with American pastor Andrew Brunson in the Oval Office. On Twitter [S: TWTR], Trump called Brunson “a great Christian who has been through such a tough experience.” He also thanked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his role in freeing Brunson, but noted that no deal was made in conjunction with the pastor’s release. Brunson had been in jail for nearly two years for allegedly participating in a coup attempt and collaborating with terrorist groups.

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