Greek court OKs extradition of 3 Turkish ‘coup’ officers

December 6, 2016 5:47 pm
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A military helicopter landed at Greece’s Alexandroupolis airport on July 16, carrying eight officers who were seeking asylum after a failed coup in Turkey © AFP / Sakis Mitrolidis

, Athens, Greece, Dec 6 – A Greek court on Tuesday ruled that three Turkish military officers should be extradited for their alleged role in a failed coup in neighbouring Turkey in July, a judicial source said.

The court said that the three — out of eight officers seeking asylum in Greece — should be sent back for “attempting to topple the regime,” the source said.

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