Greek-Turkish relations set for turbulence after court rejects soldiers' extradition

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Cyprus, Turkey
Photo by Panayotos Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotos Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The decision of Greece’s Supreme Court on Thursday to reject an extradition request for eight Turkish military officers who fled Turkey after July’s coup attempt has created great uncertainty about bilateral relations between Ankara and Athens.

The difficulties ahead are clear from the press release issued by Turkey’s Foreign Ministry shortly after the decision It concluded: “The implications on our bilateral relations, our cooperation against terrorism and other common cooperation in bilatera...

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