Greece plans to extradite 8 coup soldiers, Anadolu Agency

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Baku, July 16, AZERTAC

“Turkey demands extradition of 8 Turkish pro-coup soldiers who fled to Greece, says Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to Anadolu Agency.

Turkey demanded on Saturday the extradition of eight soldiers who fled to Greece after a coup attempt on late Friday.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu tweeted on Saturday: "We have requested the immediate surrender of the eight traitor soldiers who fled to Greece with a helicopter."

Political asylum was requested by Greece from the eight crew members of the Turkish military helicopter that landed at the airport of Alexandroupoli "Demokritos".

Police headquarters in Komotini confirmed that the eight people were arrested by Greek police at 11.50 am local time.”

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