‘Turkish military ask for asylum in the Netherlands’

‘Turkish military ask for asylum in the Netherlands’

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Least a hundred Turkish soldiers have since the failed coup in Turkey asylum pending in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. It comes to people who during the coup, and NATO worked and not in Turkey.

According to NOS and NRC worked there at the time of the coup about seven hundred Turkish soldiers for the NATO. Four hundred of them were after the failed coup on a list of soldiers that are no longer trusted.

These soldiers had to return to Turkey, but most of them did not fear upon arrival to be arrested. The government decided that Turks who do not return within three months of their Turkish nationality, to lose.

In the Netherlands, the number of Turkish asylum applications, and of fifty in 2015 235 2016. According to NRC, the asylum applications in the Netherlands by the Immigration and Naturalisation service (IND) through the so-called “extended procedure” are treated. As a result, the service eighteen months for a first decision.

A Turkish government spokesman told the NRC that the military in Turkey, a fair process would get. According to him it would “not be acceptable” if the Netherlands, the military granted political asylum to prevent them, people must answer for the court.

This is what happened during and after the failed coup

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