The General Council of State made its decision on Suleyman Ozkaynakci's case, setting a precedent for other cases involving seven other former Turkish soldiers, who fled to Greece after the July 2016 defeated coup.
A former Turkish soldier who fled with seven others to Greece after a failed coup attempt in 2016 should be granted asylum, a Greek court has ruled, prompting an angry response from Ankara.
The suspect is one of eight former Turkish servicemen who sought refuge in Greece a day after the defeated 2016 Turkish coup attempt. Turkey accuses them of involvement in the coup.
Eight ex-military officers fled to Greece after taking part in last year's failed coup but Greece has continuously rejected Turkey's request for their extradition.
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