Public support increasing for men who fled to Greece after attempted coup in Turkey in case seen as test for European values. The hotly awaited judgment, six months after the doomed putsch against Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has put considerable pressure on already strained relations between Athens and Ankara.

Powered by article titled “Greek court to decide on fate of eight Turkish soldiers” was written by Helena Smith in Athens, for on Monday 23rd January 2017 14.20 UTC

Greece’s supreme court will decide this week on the fate of eight Turkish military officers who fled their country a day after last year’s attempted coup in a case that has triggered outrage among intellectuals and is viewed as a test for European democratic values.

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