Greece: decision not to extradite Turkish soldiers must be respected

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A court ruling to not extradite eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece following the failed coup attempt last year must be respected, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Monday.

His comments came at a joint news conference with his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim in Athens

“The Greek justice system has ruled on this issue … and this decision must be fully respected,” Tsipras said in response to a question.

Turkey alleges the men were involved in efforts to overthrow President Tayyip Erdogan last July and has repeatedly demanded they be sent back.

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Greece: decision not to extradite Turkish soldiers must be respected


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