Soldiers' ongoing detention troubles Tsipras, riles Kammenos

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Independent Greeks, Kammenos, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Foreign policy issues featured prominently on the agenda of the cabinet meeting that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired on Tuesday as the detention of two Greek soldiers by Turkey continues to cause problems for his government.

In public comments at the start of the hastily arranged meeting, which also touched on issues relating to the fourth review, Tsipras called on Ankara to release the two soldiers who have been held since crossing the Evros border more than a month ago.

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