Pastor Brunson’s Turkish lawyer not hopeful about his release

Source:Stockholm Center for Freedom Date:28Sep2018

According to a report by Turkish online news outlet Artı Gerçek, Halavurt said: “I do not know on what grounds and on the basis of what information Pompeo made that statement. Some are saying the political situation has eased, but, in my opinion, these are subjective comments.”

Halavurt also said there was much negotiation at the time Brunson was moved from prison to house arrest in July that but talks had now been halted. “President Erdoğan’s statement today also shows this issue will stay in limbo,” Halavurt said.