Greek policemen check a Turkish Blackhawk helicopter after landing at the airport of Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece, on July 16, 2016. File photo: AP Greek policemen check a Turkish Blackhawk helicopter after landing at the airport of Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece, on July 16, 2016. File photo: AP
Greek policemen check a Turkish Blackhawk helicopter after landing at the airport of Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece, on July 16, 2016. File photo: AP
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Turkey rages after Greece grants asylum to helicopter co-pilot who escaped with officers after failed 2016 ‘coup’

The ruling is an embarrassment to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who asked for group of officers to be extradited during a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

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Greek policemen check a Turkish Blackhawk helicopter after landing at the airport of Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece, on July 16, 2016. File photo: AP Greek policemen check a Turkish Blackhawk helicopter after landing at the airport of Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece, on July 16, 2016. File photo: AP
Greek policemen check a Turkish Blackhawk helicopter after landing at the airport of Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece, on July 16, 2016. File photo: AP
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