Mar 31, 2017 by Will Maule

Rex Tillerson Meets With Wife Of Jailed American Pastor In Turkey

Trump's Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has held a surprise meeting with the wife of jailed US pastor Andrew Brunson whilst on a diplomatic trip to Turkey, according to Reuters. ‎"Secretary of State Tillerson wanted to make sure he met with Mrs. Brunson to share the most recent information he had on Pastor Brunson's case," a State Department official said.

"The Secretary ‎committed to staying in touch with Mrs. Brunson regarding the case moving forward," the official continued. Recently, Brunson pleaded directly with President Trump to help him get released after reportedly being held on false charges. 

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