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German citizen sentenced to jail in Turkey can appeal verdict, Erdogan says

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A German citizen who was sentenced to jail by a Turkish court can appeal the verdict, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that Turkey’s judiciary would then make its decision.

A Turkish court sentenced German citizen Patrick K. to more than six years in jail on terrorism charges, his lawyer said on Friday.

(Reporting by Can Sezer and Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by David Dolan)

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