BFF-53 Trump thanks Turkey’s Erdogan for help in release of US pastor

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Trump thanks Turkey’s Erdogan for help in release of US pastor

WASHINGTON, Oct 13, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – US President Donald Trump on Saturday
thanked his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his help in the case
of American pastor Andrew Brunson, who was freed by a Turkish court after two
years in detention.

Trump also announced that he would meet with Brunson in the Oval Office at
2:30 pm (1830 GMT).

“It will be wonderful to see and meet him. He is a great Christian who has
been through such a tough experience. I would like to thank President
@RT_Erdogan for his help!” Trump tweeted.

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