Greece decides to extradite Turkish soldiers who fled coup - media

Greece decides to extradite Turkish soldiers who fled coup - media

A Greek court decided to extradite three Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after a failed coup against President Tayyip Erdogan in July, one of their lawyers said.

The three pilots were among a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled to northern Greece in a helicopter and sought political asylum, saying they feared for their lives in Turkey.

The court ruled that the thee pilots should be returned to Turkey to stand trial for three of the four crimes they are accused of by Turkey, but not for attempting to kill Erdogan, lawyer Stavroula Tomara told Reuters.

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