Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag says the case in the US is aimed at harming economic relations between Turkey, Iran and Russia.
US case against businessman Reza Zarrab is based on fabricated evidence provided by FETO that has "infiltrated" US state institutions, judiciary and overseas missions, says Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag says the US has informed Ankara about the Turkish businessman's condition who has been detained since March 2016.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's first visit to Washington hopes to heal strained relations that peaked after both countries suspended bilateral visa services.
Turkey and the US have scaled back visa services. But their strained ties began after Turkey requested the FETO leader's extradition.
US prosecutors charged a former Turkish economy minister and a former Halkbank manager with conspiring to evade US sanctions against Iran in a case targeting gold trader Reza Zarrab. Ankara dismisses the case as politically motivated.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's first meeting with Donald Trump since Trump became US president is expected to reboot relations. But the two sides have much to discuss.
The US accuses Halkbank Deputy Chief Executive Mehmet Hakan Atilla of helping gold trader Reza Zarrab to violate US sanctions against Iran.
Reza Zarrab pleads not guilty to charges of corruption and conspiracy to dodge US sanctions on Iran.
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