Greek government files request to cancel Turkish soldier’s asylum

Soldier accused of involvement in last year’s coup attempt granted asylum by Greece but decision is met with anger from Turkey

The Greek government said on Saturday that it had filed a request for the cancellation of the asylum granted to a Turkish soldier accused of involvement in last year’s coup attempt.

Greece’s administrative court of appeal will now look into the case.

Related: Turkey to push UK to extradite alleged coup plotters

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Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/30/greek-government-files-request-to-cancel-turkish-soldiers-asylum
Author : Reuters in Istanbul
Publish date : 30 December 2017 | 8:37 pm
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