Tillerson meets wife of U.S. pastor jailed in Turkey

Tillerson meets wife of U.S. pastor jailed in TurkeyU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the wife of a jailed American pastor, Andrew Brunson, in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday night, a State Department official said on Friday. Brunson is a missionary who has been held in Turkey since October on charges of being part of a terrorist organization, according to news reports. ‎”Secretary of State Tillerson wanted to make sure he met with Mrs. Brunson to share the most recent information he had on Pastor Brunson’s case,” the official said. “The Secretary ‎committed to staying in touch with Mrs. Brunson regarding the case moving forward,” the official said.



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