BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Parliament calls on Ankara to release Aggelos Mitretoides and Dimitris Kouklitzis, who have been imprisoned since early March in the highest security prisons in Andrianoupolis without being charged.
According to a draft resolution published by Euractiv, “the European Parliament urges the Turkish authorities to complete the judicial process soon and release the two Greek prisoners and return them to Greece”.
The same draft European Parliament proposal to be put to the vote tonight at 20:45 after a debate calls on the Turkish authorities to “follow the legal procedures thoroughly and to fully respect, for all concerned, the human rights enshrined in international law, including the Geneva Convention. ”
In addition, Parliament called on the Council, the Commission, the External Action Service and all the Member States to show solidarity with Greece and to point out the importance of liberating the two soldiers in every contact or communication with Turkish leaders and authorities, Euractiv.
Translated from Star.