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    The Turkish Justice Ministry has sent Greece extradition requests for eight servicemen who fled the country after the recent military coup attempt, Cumhuriyet reported Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A day after the coup attempt, eight Turkish servicemen flew a helicopter to the northern Greek border town of Alexandroupoli where they sought political asylum.

    Turkey demanded their extradition, while the men in question deny any involvement in the coup attempt, stating that they acted out of fear for their lives.


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