Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 22 May 2019

WATCH: Andrew Brunson - the pastor at the centre of the US-Turkey spat

US pastor Andrew Brunson was arrested in 2016 by the Turkish government under espionage charges.

His arrest has now created a diplomatic spat between US and Turkey. Brunson and his wife have lived in Turkey for over 20 years and run a small evangelical church.

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Updated: August 2, 2018 05:49 PM