WASHINGTON – Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo has spoken with his Turkish counterpart about an American terrorist who was arrested for terrorism Espionage fees
It could be a possible indication that the NATO allies are trying the Relieving tensions that flare up this week after President Donald Trump said the US would impose sanctions in retaliation. Turkey has called this a "cheap threat".
The State Department says Pompeo spoke with Secretary of State Mevlut Cavusoglu (MEHV-chah-voo-SHOH & # 39; -loo) on Saturday and they "committed themselves to continuing discussions to resolve the matter and on other issues of common interest. "
Andrew Craig Brunson was jailed after a failed 2016 coup against the Turkish government. He denies the charge.
Brunson was released from prison on Wednesday after 1 1/2 years and transferred to house arrest. Trump says that's not enough.
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