Turkish TRT staff briefly detained in Greece
Personnel released after over three hours of detention in Alexandroupolis
By Mehmet Hatipoglu
Turkish TV broadcaster TRT staff was briefly detained in the Greek city of Alexandroupolis late Saturday.
Cameraman Ufuk Karagul, reporter Fatih Sabuncu
The trio was released three and half hours later.
Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Sabuncu said they were detained without any reason and held in the police station without any interrogation.
"I worked in many countries, but I have not seen such a treatment in the countries you would call the worst of the world. I regret it," Sabuncu said.
Sabuncu said being exposed to such a treatment in a European country was shocking.
On July 15, Turkey will be marking the second anniversary of the defeated coup attempt which left 251 people martyred and nearly 2,200 injured.
According to the Turkish government, the
Ankara also accuses FETO of being behind a long-running campaign to overthrow the state through the infiltration of Turkish institutions, particularly the military, police, and judiciary.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.