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Turkish Judges Again Refuse Release for Greek Soldiers

Sgt. Dimitris Kouklatzis and Lt. Angelos Mitretodis will stay in a Turkish prison after a court in Edirne (Adrianopolis) turned down a fourth request...

Handcuffed Greek Soldiers Appear in Turkish Court (video)

The defense team of the two Greek soldiers held in a Turkish jail since March 2 after accidentally crossing into the country's territory have...

Parliament Could ‘Re-Assign’ Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

Greece's government could be set to re-assign two of its soldiers being held in Turkey to give them legal protection. In comments to Greece's ERA radio,...

Def Min: No One Knows When Jailed Greek Soldiers will be Released

Greece’s Deputy Defense Minister Fotis Kouvelis said on Thursday that no one can say with certainty when the two Greek soldiers detained in Edirne,...

Turkey Rejects Third Request for Release of 2 Greek Soldiers

Turkish authorities, on Tuesday, rejected yet another request from Greece for the release of the two Greek soldiers who have been jailed in Edirne...

Parliament Speaker: Release of Two Greek Soldiers More Pressing than Ever

The release of the two Greek soldiers is more pressing than ever, Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis said on Wednesday after visiting the servicemen being...

New Democracy MEP Visits Greek Soldiers in Turkish Prison

New Democracy MEP Manolis Kefaloyiannis on Monday visited the two Greek soldiers who have been jailed in Edirne since March 1 and conveyed a...

Athens Calls on Turkey to End ‘Arbitrary’ Detention of Greek Soldiers

Greece's president, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, on Monday criticized the prolonged detention of two Greek soldiers in a Turkish prison since early March. During a visit to Alexandroupoli,...

‘Intense Pressure’ May Force Erdogan to Free Greek Soldiers

The two Greek soldiers being held in a maximum-security jail in Turkey could be freed after "intense pressure" has been brought to bear on...

Greek, European Lawmakers to Visit Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

The Turkish government has approved a request by a Greek member of the European Parliament to visit the two Greek soldiers being held in...

Greek Def Min: Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey are Also NATO and EU Soldiers

The two Greek soldiers held illegally in Turkey are also NATO and European Union soldiers, said Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Saturday, during an...

Turkey Slams ‘Two-Faced’ Juncker Over Jailed Greek Soldiers

Turkey has hit back at a statement by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker who while visiting Athens on Thursday called for the release of...

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