Turkey attachés in Greece ‘fled to Italy’ after unsuccessful coup

Speaking to NTV television, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu pronounced colonels Halis Tunc and Ilhan Yasitli left on Aug 6th, holding a automobile packet opposite the Adriatic Sea to Italy.

“We are operative to move both these traitors behind to Turkey,” he said, without detailing a allegations opposite them.

“The Greek authorities available this. Tunc’s hermit lives in Holland. We are operative with both a Netherlands and Italy,” he said.

Earlier this week, media reports pronounced a span had left missing. Yasitli is reported to be a altogether troops attache and Tunc a naval attache but their accreditation with Athens has been cancelled.

Turkey has embarked on a wholescale inform of a troops in a arise of the manoeuvre that was blamed on supporters of a US-based reverend Fethullah Gulen.

In a apart box that has stretched improving ties between Ankara and Athens, 8 Turkish troops officers fled by helicopter to Greece after the failed manoeuvre of Jul 15th. To retard their deportation behind to Turkey, they have applied for asylum.

They have been handed dangling two-month jail terms for bootleg entry and will sojourn in military control until their haven conference on Aug 19th.

Two Turkish generals portion in a Nato force in Afghanistan were also detained in Dubai final month on guess of links to a unsuccessful coup.

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