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Greece to retry FETO linked soldiers

Greek courts are to reopen trials for FETO linked pro-coup soldiers who fled to Greece after the July 15 failed coup in Turkey.An athens court is revisiting Turkey's extradition request for 8 army soldiers.Three of the FETO coup soldiers, Süleyman Özkaynakçi, Feridun Çoban, and Abdullah Yetik will appear at Athens' Appeals Council on april 25th, while the other five have not yet received a trial date.Hours after the coup attempt, FETO terrorists infiltrated into the Turkish military fled to Greece, immediately requesting asylum from authorities. The Greek supreme court had previously decided not to extradite any of the fugitive soldiers. Since the supreme court ruling, the eight officers have been staying at a police station in Athens' former olympic village, Waiting for further rulings on their asylum requests.

04.20.2017
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