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  • Parents of two Greek army officers visit them in Turkish prison

    A petition that their lawyers had filed to allow the officers to reside in the Greek Consulate in Edirne was denied by an Edirne lower court..

    ΤοΒΗΜΑ Team

    The parents of the two Greek army officers who were captured by Turkish troops while on patrol in the Evros border region have been allowed to visit their sons at a prison in the city of Edirne.

    This will be their second visit to the prison, where they are allowed to speak to the officers, Aggelos Mitetodis and Dimitris Kouklatzis through a glass barrier.

    A large protest demanding that the officers be freed and allowed to return to their homes was held yesterday in the city of Orestiada, near the border region where they were captured.

    The two officers were captured on 2 March. The precise charges they face, beyond an alleged illegal entry into Turkish territory are still unknown.

    There have been unconfirmed reports of a military espionage charge in the Turkish press.

    In addition, a trial date has not yet been set.

    A petition that their lawyers had filed to allow the officers to reside in the Greek Consulate in Edirne was denied by an Edirne lower court..

    The first visit by the parents was on 5 March, immediately after the decision that they remain in prison pending trial

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