ATHENS – The Turkish court has Tuesday two Greek soldiers were released in anticipation of their process. The two were since march in the country held. It reports the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
Dimitros Kouklatzis, one of the two soldiers Tuesday by the Turkish have been released pending trial.
Turkish security services arrested the two. They are suspected of the unlawful intrusion of Turkey and an attempted military espionage. According to Greece, the two soldiers accidentally on Turkish territory when they are illegal refugees followed. According to Anadolu, the investigation against the two to be continued.
“The release is an act of justice and the friendship, good-neighbourliness and stability in the region will strengthen”, said the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras in a comment.
The case fuelled the tensions between the two neighboring NATO allies. The government in Athens spoke of a gijzelingssituatie.
Conversely, there are eight Turkish soldiers in Greece that Turkey had fled after the coup. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the Greek government on the eight. The Greek justice has refused repeated extradition because the eight men in Turkey an unfair process. Three of the soldiers have been granted asylum in Greece.
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