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Greek police detain Turk consular official on spy claim – Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) – Police in Greece have detained a Turkish consular official on suspicion of spying, a senior Greek source said on Friday, in a case likely to further strain troubled relations between the two NATO allies. Turkey’s foreign ministry swiftly condemned the arrest, saying it violated the consular official’s rights. The official, a Greek …

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Turkish diplomat, cook facing espionage charges – ekathimerini.com

A secretary at the Turkish Consulate on Rhodes will face a magistrate this week on espionage charges after a 54-year-old galley cook allegedly admitted to being recruited by the diplomat over the summer to keep tabs on Greek ships in the southeastern Aegean. The cook, a Turkish national who works on a ferry boat linking …

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Austria says Turkish spy caught amid probe into Turkish-Kurdish clashes – Al Monitor

Austria has caught a person spying for Turkey on its soil, the interior minister said today, in a revelation that threatens to further strain relations between Ankara and Vienna. During a televised news conference, Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said that an individual had been “recruited by the Turkish secret service to spy on other Turkish citizens …

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