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Turkey Deal to Trade US Pastor for Bank Fine Forgiveness Rejected

Washington (GPA) – The White House has apparently rejected a deal with Turkey to release a jailed pastor that has caused recent tension. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal over the weekend, the government of Turkey has apparently offered to return the jailed US pastor Andrew Brunson. In return, Ankara has asked for fines […]

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Turkish Banker Sentenced to 32 months in US Prison for Sanction Evasion

Ankara (MEE) – The prosecution of Mehmet Hakan Atilla has further strained relations between US and Turkey. A US judge sentenced Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a banker at Turkey’s state-controlled Halkbank, to 32 months in prison on Wednesday after he was convicted earlier this year of taking part in a scheme to help Iran evade US […]

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As US-Turkey Relations Simmer, Reza Zarrab’s Strange Case Adds Fuel to the Fire

Ankara (MPN) – The intriguing case of Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab triggered massive waves in Turkey’s domestic politics, waves so large they are being felt in the United States. There is currently a case making its way through the U.S. federal courts that is playing a significant role in increasing tension between Washington and Ankara. Federal prosecutors […]

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