Secretary of State Pompeo Meets with Turkey's Foreign Minister in Singapore

Turkey has repeatedly said Brunson's case is being handled by the courts and the government cannot intervene

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he has asked Turkish authorities to freeze the assets in Turkey of the USA ministers of "justice and interior", in response to Washington's sanctions over the detention of an American pastor.

Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul mocked the sanctions this week, saying they have no assets in the U.S, but the sign of deteriorating Turkish-American relations sent Turkey's national currency - the lira - tumbling.

US President Donald Trump and his Vice President Mike Pence had threatened Turkey with "large sanctions" last week if Brunson was not immediately released.

Also caught in the spat is a plan for the United States military to deliver new F-35 fighter jets to Turkey. We turned to Ahmet Berat Çonkar, the head of Turkey's delegation to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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"Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu responded on Twitter, saying, "(T) he effort by the USA to impose sanctions on our two ministers will not go unanswered.

On Friday State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said Pompeo and Cavusoglu had a "constructive conversation" and "agreed to continue to try to resolve the issues between our two countries". "Of course, it is not expected to solve the crisis and all problems in just one meeting, but we agreed on close cooperation, dialogue and working together to solve the problems and when we return to our countries, we will keep taking steps together to solve those problems and work on it". "These are innocent people".

"I hope they'll see this for what it is, a demonstration that we're very serious", he said of the sanctions.

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After reports that the United States would sanction individuals over the case, the lira hit a record low of 5.01 against the dollar, before rallying slightly to 4.9.

"We've seen no evidence that Pastor Brunson has done anything wrong", Sanders said, calling his detention "unfair and unjust". Gulen denies the allegations.

It is unclear who that would affect, due to differing Cabinet roles in the United States than in Turkey, or if the intended officials even have any holdings in Turkey. On Tuesday, a court rejected his appeal to be released from house arrest during his trial on terrorism charges.

The case has been followed closely by America's evangelical Christian community, a key part of President Trump's support base. He was also charged with supporting outlawed PKK Kurdish militants.

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