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US State Department Welcomes Return of Greek Soldiers from Turkey

The U.S. State Department on Thursday welcomed the much-awaited release of the two Greek soldiers who were held in Turkey for 167 days without...

Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey Fly Home (video)

A government jet has flown two Greek soldiers -- Second Lieutenant Angelos Mitretodis and Sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzis -- home from Turkey after they were released...

Two Greek Soldiers Released from Turkish Custody

According to reports from the Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu, the two Greek soldiers who accidentally crossed into Turkey and were arrested on charges...

Turkey Rejects ‘Unfounded’ Claims over Arrested Greek Soldiers

Turkey's foreign ministry has rejected claims by Greece's defense minister that the two Greek soldiers currently in jail in Edirne were taken on the...

Turkish Ally Qatar Offers to Mediate for Greek Soldiers’ Freedom

A day after Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said he believed the two Greek soldiers being held in Turkey were taken on the orders...

Minister Says Greek Soldiers Were Held at Erdogan’s Behest

Greece's defense minister has claimed the detention of two soldiers in Turkey in a border incident earlier this year was carried out on the...

EU Official Visits Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

The European Union's ambassador to Turkey, Christian Berger, paid a visit to the two Greek army officers held in the high-security prison in Edirne,...

Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey Could Face 2-Year Sentence

A Turkish judge who ruled on Tuesday that the two Greek soldiers should not be released from pre-trial custody, has said that the minimum sentence...

Turkish Judges Again Refuse Release of Greek Soldiers (video)

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

Tsipras Says Captive Greek Soldiers a ‘Wound’ for NATO on the Eve of Erdogan...

The issue of two Greek soldiers being held in a Turkish jail will be raised directly by Alexis Tsipras when he meets Recep Tayyip...

Greek Soldiers’ Case to be Raised at NATO Summit

European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has said it is vital EU states show solidarity with Greece over the case of two of...

Ankara Officially Requests Exchange of Turkish Asylum Seekers for Greek Soldiers

Ankara has officially requested the extradition of the eight Turkish soldiers in the process of being granted asylum in Greece in exchange of a...

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