Trump's message to Erdogan for Pastor Andrew Branson
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday demanded that his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan "do something" to release US pastor Andrew Branson, who remains in Turkish prison as Turkish authorities accuse him of "terrorism". and "espionage".
"It is an absolute shame that Turkey will not release the respected American pastor Andrew Branson," who has been held hostage for too long, "Trump said on Twitter.
A Turkish court has extended the detention of the priest by the USA. Branson's story is similar to that of two Greek soldiers who have been detained since March 2 without even being charged. Simply because they accidentally entered a few 10 meters into the territory of Turkey.
According to the American president, Erdogan "must do something to release this wonderful Christian husband and father. He did nothing wrong, and his family needs him! "