Monday , May 29 2023
Home / Tag Archives: Greek soldiers (page 3)

Tag Archives: Greek soldiers

Turkish court rejects release of two Greek soldiers – What’s next?

Turkish judicial authorities have postponed an appeal hearing against the imprisonment on remand of the two Greek soldiers arrested last week. “The hearing will take place some time this week,” the lawyers of the two Greeks said. They had applied for the clients’ release from Edirne prison early on Monday. …

Read More »

“US is closely monitoring the Greek soldiers case,” says US Ambassador to Athens

US ambassador to Athens, Geoffrey Pyatt expressed concern about the two Greek soldiers remanded in Turkey. Speaking to Kathimerini reporters at the Economic Forum in Delphi, late Friday, Pyatt said the US is closely monitoring the case and that he has talked with the US Assistant Secretary of State about …

Read More »

Greek soldiers arrested in Turkey “expected back soon,” says gov’t spokesman

The two Greek soldiers will stand trial for illegal entry in Turkey, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told a press briefing on Friday. He said that that Greek Chief of General Staff,  Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, has been in touch with his Turkey counterpart, Hulusi Akar, and expects the trial to be …

Read More »

Two Greek soldiers arrested by Turkish Army in the area of Evros river

Two Greek soldiers were arrested by units of Turkish army near the natural border of the two countries, the Evros river. The two Greeks, a lieutenant and a soldier commissioned for 5-years, were on patrol in Kastanies on Thursday (March 1st) morning. The Greek Ministry of Defense said in a …

Read More »