A lawyer for the United States pastor whose two-year detention in Turkey led to a bitter row with Washington said on Wednesday he had appealed to the constitutional court for the American's release.
On Monday, President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was determined to fight, within legal and diplomatic frameworks, "this crooked understanding, which imposes sanctions using the excuse of a pastor who is tried due to his dark links with terror organizations".
He was detained in the aftermath of a failed 2016 coup for allegedly supporting outlawed Kurdish rebels and the network led by US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen. He has denied the charges and Washington has demanded his immediate release.
The case has strained ties between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Turkey and the US.
Speaking at the opening of the parliament in Ankara, Erdogan said that Turkey would act against the People's Protection Units (YPG) militia, the Syrian affiliate of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is designated by Turkey, the United States and European Union as a terrorist organization.
Brunson's case has become the most divisive issue between the two countries.
Netflix Planning Black Mirror Choose Your Own Adventure
You won't even have to get in the director's chair or set foot in the writer's room to have total control over the storyline. The service is developing a slate of specials, including an episode of Black Mirror and movies.
'I'm not interested': José Mourinho responds to Paul Scholes' criticism
We were the team that tried more, that had probably a couple of big chances to win, but I accept the result as a fair result. But they failed to impress as Mourinho's men made it four games without a win.
Texas wave pool closes after surfer dies from 'brain-eating amoeba'
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said contaminated water can enter through the nose and pass through the body. The BSR pool has voluntarily closed its facilities so that a small CDC team can collect samples for testing.
Before returning home, Erdogan travelled to the western city of Cologne where several thousand critics turned out to protest against Turkey's record on human rights, press freedom and its treatment of minority Kurds.
"I believe our meetings for two days have cemented a long-established Turkish-German friendship", he said of the visit that aimed to mend ties with Berlin after two years of tension.
Erdogan has announced that the withdrawal of radical groups had already started.
"We are leaving painful terms in the recent past with Germany behind", Erdogan said.
In remarks published on Monday, Mr. Erdogan has strongly criticized the statements of his German counterpart, saying that they are "not very appropriate" and that Turkey would not treat a host of the sort.
Form for signing up for free newsletter.