Head of Greek Parliament Voutsis visits the two incarcerated Greek soldiers
The House Speaker Nikos Voutsis visited the two Greek soldiers detained in the prisons of Adrianople.
According to the announcement of the Parliament’s press office Mr. Voutsis, the first Greek state official that visited them thus far, called for their release. The two Greek military officers Angelos Mitretodis and Dimitris Kouklatzis, are being held in Turkey from March 1, without being indicted.
This visit was made possible following intense consultations with the Turkish side of the competent Greek services.
Mr. Voutsis assured them of the tireless efforts of Greece for their immediate release. They will also be given an opportunity to see closely the conditions of their detention.
Mr. Voutsis has already communicated with their families expressing the support of the Greek Parliament and its readiness to provide them all possible assistance.
Mr. Voutsis went to Adrianople from Istanbul where he attends the conference on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Cooperation between the Black Sea countries (BSEC).
You may be interested
US Embassy: Decision to release terrorist Savvas Xiros a “disservice to memory of victims”makis - Oct 19, 2018
The US Embassy in Athens commented on the decision by Greek authorities to release convicted terrorist of November 17th, Zavvas…
FYROM vote: PM Zaev has secured backing of parliamentary majority, local media reportsmakis - Oct 19, 2018
According to media reports in FYROM, who cite unofficial parliamentary sources, the country’s PM Zoran Zaev has secured the required…
Chios: A mastic-scented island with fascinating historyPanos - Oct 19, 2018
Much as Chios is famous for its mastic, it is not the only “magic” one can find on this island.…