Three people, including two suspected members of the FETÖ, the group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey, were nabbed in northwestern Turkey while trying to escape to Greece, said Defense Ministry on Sept. 4.
The suspects were nabbed by Turkish border guards in the province of Edirne, bordering Greece, the ministry said.
Turkey nabbed 19 people, including 13 members of the FETÖ, while they were trying to slip out of Turkey, the Defense Ministry said on Aug. 7.
The suspects were arrested during an attempt to cross into Greece, the ministry said on Twitter.
They were caught by troops in the northwestern Edirne province near the Turkey-Greece border, it added.
A refugee waits near the Pazarkule Border gate early morning at the Turkish-Greek border, in Edirne, Turkey, 04 March 2020. EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA
The Bulgarian state was ordered to pay the journalist 15,000 euros in damages.
The court in Strasbourg found that he was forced to leave Turkey amid a widespread crackdown in the aftermath of a failed coup in July 2016.