The soldiers who landed in Greece by helicopter (two seen here handcuffed) have sought asylum (Image credit: Reuters)

Turkey coup attempt: Greek dilemma over soldiers who fled

Early on Saturday morning, an airport in the Greek town of Alexandroupoli, close to the Turkish border, received a distress signal.

It was from a Turkish military helicopter.

On board were eight Turkish soldiers, fleeing their country, amidst the chaos of Friday night's failed coup.

When they landed in Greece, they asked for political asylum.

Turkey has demanded their extradition. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said they were...Read more...