Athens refuses extradition two Turkish soldiers

Athens refuses extradition two Turkish soldiers

World December 8, 2016 15:00

athens - A Greek court on Thursday rejected the request for extradition of two Turkish soldiers to their country of origin. They belong to a group of eight to Greece fled soldiers who participated in accordance with the Turkish justice to the violent coup attempt mid July.

The eight officers then flew by helicopter to the Greek city of Alexandroupolis, near the Turkish border. They have applied for asylum.

Monday and Tuesday, two other Greek courts to contradictory conclusions. Three people were told this group that they could be extradited and another trio that they could not be extradited.

The Turkish military has argued that their lives are not sure if they are returned.

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