Turkey says will not tolerate threats after U.S. warns of sanctions

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday Turkey would never tolerate threats from anybody after U.S. President Donald Trump warned of 'large sanctions' unless Ankara freed an American pastor on trial in Turkey on terrorism charges

Reuters July 27, 2018 00:08:57 IST
Turkey says will not tolerate threats after U.S. warns of sanctions

Turkey says will not tolerate threats after US warns of sanctions

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday Turkey would never tolerate threats from anybody after U.S. President Donald Trump warned of "large sanctions" unless Ankara freed an American pastor on trial in Turkey on terrorism charges.

"No one dictates Turkey. We will never tolerate threats from anybody. Rule of law is for everyone; no exception," Cavusoglu wrote on Twitter.

(Reporting by Daren Butler; Editing by Alison Williams)

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