Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has appointed a governing AK Party veteran Bekir Bozdag as the new justice minister after his predecessor stepped down.
The law enables the release of thousands of prisoners to reduce overcrowding and to protect them against the coronavirus.
US judicial authorities requested to see digital data on FETO's link to 2016 defeated coup attempt, said Turkey's Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gul.
A Washington delegation of prosecutors will visit Turkey this month to assess Ankara’s evidence against Gulen, the founding leader of the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO).
The US removed Turkey's Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul and Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu from the Global Magnitsky Act sanctions list, according to the Treasury Department website. The sanctions were over the detention of an American pastor.
Turkey's justice ministry says Istanbul prosecutors have prepared a requisition for 18 suspects on charges of planned and deliberate murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The lira lost approximately 40 percent of its value against the dollar this year, but has bounced back strongly since the beginning of the week, with gains of around nine percent.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the US is destroying a strategic partnership and accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war "against the whole world including our country."
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also said that Turkey would prepare to trade with its key partners in local currencies so that it and its allies would not be dependent on the dollar.
Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal is heading a nine-person delegation to the US, where talks are believed to have focused on US pastor Andrew Brunson, who is under house arrest in Turkey, and the US sanctions on Turkish ministers.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers over the detention of a US pastor.
Washington announces imposition of sanctions on Turkish interior and justice ministers over pastor Andrew Brunson's arrest. Both ministers say the US move is inconsequential.
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