Capture of soldiers adds to complexity of Greek-Turkish relations

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Cyprus, European Union, Kotzias, Turkey
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The arrest of two Greek servicemen last Wednesday in the northern border region of Evros is causing much concern in Athens as officials wait to find out what Turkish authorities will decide to do with the soldiers.

In public, the Greek government appears confident that the two soldiers, who are being held in custody in Edirne, will be returned after being caught allegedly trespassing in a Turkish military zone.

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