Ankara expresses anger after supreme court rules men who fled in aftermath of failed coup should not be returned. Prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, had been among the first foreign leaders to express condemnation of the coup, openly saying that Greece was no place for coup plotters.


Powered by Guardian.co.ukThis article titled “Greek court turns down extradition request for eight Turkish officers” was written by Kareem Shaheen in Istanbul and Helena Smith in Athens, for The Guardian on Thursday 26th January 2017 17.18 UTC

The Greek supreme court has turned down a Turkish demand to extradite eight military officers who fled in the aftermath of a coup attempt in a move likely to heighten tension between the neighbouring countries.

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