In Turkey fled to Greece soldiers involved in the coup attempt.
Turkish foreign Ministry protested against the decision of the Supreme court of Greece, has refused the extradition of eight who fled to Greece military, which Ankara accuses of involvement in the coup attempt in July.
Earlier Thursday, the Supreme court of Greece has denied all eight Turkish soldiers who had fled to Greece on 16 July by helicopter after a coup attempt in Turkey. The court found that the military cannot count on a fair trial at home, and their life in Turkey is in danger. According to the decision of the court of servicemen released from custody, they’re free to move around Greece.
“We protest against this judgment against the people who played an active role in the coup attempt, caused the deaths of 248 our citizens and in the course of which an attempt was made on the life of our President. This shows again that our partner and ally Greece does not take even minimal measures to combat terrorism. This position is part of the Greek court opens the way for impunity for those who violated the rights (of citizens) and international norms”, — it is told in received RIA Novosti news Agency the statement of the Turkish foreign Ministry.
“A nation that has survived such a revolution, became his protector. We will continue to seek the return of criminals and their trial, using all legal ways. This decision was made for political reasons. We will evaluate its impact on our cooperation in combating terrorism, other bilateral and regional issues,” reads the document.
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