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More Turkish Provocations in Aegean as Jet Fighters Enter Greek Airspace

Seven Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace on Wednesday, with four of them being armed fighter jets and three CN-235 spying planes. This was the latest one in a series of provocations following a Greek Supreme Court decision to not extradite...

Turkish PM Disputes 130 Greek Islets in Aegean

Speaking to reporters in Ankara on Thursday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirimn spoke of 130 islets in the Aegean for which it is not clear who they belong to. Other than challenging the ownership of the islets, Yildirimn also criticized...

Turkish Propaganda Targets Greece, EU for Not Responding to Extradition Requests

A note released by Turkey on Monday accuses Greece, Germany, Belgium and the European Union in general of rejecting extradition requests of political asylum seekers branded as "terrorists" and "coup perpetrators." According to a mignatiou.com, Ankara goes to the length...

Greek PM Tsipras Calls on Merkel After Turkish Provocations in Aegean

Athens is concerned about the recent Turkish provocation in the Aegean and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of her visit to Turkey on February 2. Greek government officials believe that Sundays' appearance of...

Turkey Threatens Annulling EU Migrant Deal if Greece Doesn't Extradite Soldiers

On Friday Turkey's foreign minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu made a statement of veiled threats to annul the EU-Turkey migration deal if Greece does not allow the extradition of the eight Turkish officers who fled Turkey for Greece following July's failed...

Turkey Claims Greece Protects Coup Plotters, Issues Arrest Warrant

Ankara accused Athens of protecting coup plotters, after Greece's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the extradition of eight Turkish army officers who fled their country after an attempted coup and sought political asylum in Greece. Turkey has issued an...

Greek Supreme Court Rules Against Extradition of 8 Turkish Army Officers

Greece's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the extradition to Turkey of the eight army officers who sought political asylum after the failed coup attempt in the neighboring country on July 15. The eight men landed at the Alexandroupolis airport...

Greek Supreme Court Rejects Extradition of 2 Asylum-Seeking Turkish Soldiers

The Supreme Court Criminal Division prosecutor suggested to reject the request of Turkish authorities to extradite two Turkish military officers who sought asylum in Greece after the failed coup attempt in Turkey last July. Six more military men who fled...

European Press on Tsipras' Dilemma Over Extradition of Turkish Soldiers

The European press commented on Alexis Tsipras' dilemma over the possible extradition of the eight military officers allegedly involved in the failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15. The Financial Times quotes the Greek prime minister telling Turkish President...

Turkey Asks for Immediate Extradition of 8 Turkish Army Officers Seeking Asylum in Greece

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday called for the immediate extradition of eight Turkish military officers who fled to Greece and sought asylum following the July 15 attempted coup. The eight Turkish soldiers deny they participated in the coup...