On Tuesday, the Plenary of the European Parliament will be discussing, in Strasbourg, the arrest and detention of the two Greek military officers by the Turkish authorities. This issue has been put forward to the European Parliament by the European People’s Party and the Party of the European Left, and the MEPs will discuss the violation of human rights and of the rule of law in Turkey, in the presence of High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

The Plenary will also discuss the steps that need to be taken for the release of the two military officers, and will then adopt a resolution with regard to the procedure that needs to be followed for their release.

 

Translation: Eleni Gogou