One of 8 Turkish officers seeking asylum freed under strict conditions

19 April 2018
165 Views

One of eight Turkish officers, who had requested political asylum after fleeing to Greece on the night of the failed coup in Turkey was released today.

The co-pilot of the helicopter, Suleyman Ozkaynakcim, will be left free under strict terms, as the competent division of the Council of State (CoS) in a plenary session today partly accepted the request submitted by Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas, who had asked for the suspension of the ruling of the 3rd Independent Refugee Authority which had allowed the granting of asylum to the Turkish officer in question.

The Turkish officer had been granted asylum, but the decision of the Asylum Committee was temporarily revoked by order of the President of the Court of Appeal, Evgenia Mylonopoulou, at the request of the Minister of Immigration Policy.

You may be interested

Beauty and myth in Corinthia’s Trikala, where the Greek Gods and mountains beckon
GREECE
shares244 views
GREECE
shares244 views

Beauty and myth in Corinthia’s Trikala, where the Greek Gods and mountains beckon

Panos - Aug 21, 2018

Spas, resorts, and a ski centre offer year-round appeal on a mythical mountain where Hermes was born and Zeus enjoyed…

“Wish Tree” on Greek island becomes Tourist attraction
GREECE
shares10 views
GREECE
shares10 views

“Wish Tree” on Greek island becomes Tourist attraction

Panos - Aug 21, 2018

The “wish tree” on the picturesque Antipaxos island in the Ionian Sea has become a tourist attraction, as every year…

Prague Spring: 50 years to the day
WORLD
shares17 views
WORLD
shares17 views

Prague Spring: 50 years to the day

Panos - Aug 21, 2018

What is the back story? Czechoslovakia – modern day Czech Republic and Slovakia – was firmly under the influence of…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.