More on unfolding Turkish-Greek espionage affair

Further information has been made available on an unfolding espionage affair in Turkey, centering on three Turkish citizens charged with collaborating with Greek intelligence services. The three, identified only as İ.Ş. (38 years old), N.H. (65), and A.H. (42), were arrested on Friday by Turkish police forces in the cities of İzmir and Bodrum, in what appeared to be a synchronized operation. Turkish authorities charged the three with “giving Greece information on state secrets and military installation plans, military vehicle activity and military exercises”, for which they were allegedly paid around US$ 500.00 per photograph. It is worth noting that the three arrestees do not appear to know each other, and seem to have operated individually, hand-delivering intelligence to officials of Greece’s State Intelligence Service (EYP) during one-day trips to Greek islands located off Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Read more of this post

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