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Turkey asks Greece to re extradition of exiled soldiers

Turkey asks Greece to re extradition of exiled soldiers

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Turkey has Friday again to the extradition requested of eight Turkish soldiers in Greece to stay since their flight after the failed couppoging in Turkey in July 2016. Thursday be the highest Greek court extradition definitively.

The soldiers fled on 16 July with a helicopter to Greece and asked for asylum there because they are in Turkey fearing for their lives. The soldiers deny being involved in the failed coup.

Justice in Turkey suspects them of involvement in the couppoging and wants them to prosecute. After the judgment of the highest Greek court, that extradition so he forbade, they said, the Turks to consider the next steps. Friday the country was thus again with a uitleveringsverzoek.

The Turks argue that Greece with a stop to the extradition, does not contribute to the countering of terrorism.

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