Turkey demands return of eight plotter soldiers who landed on Greece

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuoşğlu has said Ankara has demanded return of eight coup attempter soldiers , who landed on Alexandroupolis in Greece.

"We demanded the urgent return of eight traitor soldiers who escaped to Greece on a helicopter," he said.

The minister said Greek authorities said they were ready to cooperate. 

The Black Hawk helicopter landed after sending a distress signal to authorities at the airport in  Alexandroupolis in the country's north. Seven of those on board were in military uniform and all are believed to have been involved in the coup bid, ERT TV said.

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