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Greece to conduct military exercise near Turkish border

Greek army to use real ammunition, public warned to stay away from area

Mehmet Hatipoglu   | 02.03.2020
Greece to conduct military exercise near Turkish border

KOMOTINI, Greece

The Greek Army has announced it will conduct a 24-hour military exercise with real ammunition on Monday near Turkish border.

The Fourth Army Corps, based in Xanthi, northeastern Greece, announced Sunday that the exercise is set to take place at bordering Kipoi and Kastanies areas.

Officials warned citizens to stay away from the area as machine guns, rifles and pistols will be used during the military exercise.

* Writing by Busra Nur Bilgic Cakmak

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