USA and Turkey took each other sanctions


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The United States withdrew from two Turkish politicians, the sanctions imposed because of the case of American pastor Andrew Brunson. About it reports Reuters.

As noted, abolished the restrictions of the Minister of justice of Turkey Abdulhamit Gul and interior Minister of the country Suleyman Soylu. In response, Ankara also lifted sanctions against two Americans: the Minister of justice and attorney General of the United States Jeff and Roman sessions and Minister of internal security, and Kirsten Nielsen.

This step indicates the beginning of better relations between the parties, the Agency said.

October 12, pastor detained in Turkey in October 2016, on suspicion of organizing a coup d’etat, was sentenced to three years and five months in prison. At the same time, the court found that the man had been imprisoned for a sufficient time, he was released.

Pastor suspected of espionage and relations with the opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah gülen living in Pennsylvania. Ankara accuses the latter in organizing the coup attempt in July 2016.

The case of Brunson in August, the U.S. imposed sanctions on two Turkish Ministers. After that, relations between Ankara and Washington has deteriorated. On the background of the conflict with the United States Turkish Lira weakened sharply.

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