Turkish daily cites report supporting wildfire claims

Turkish daily Milliyet published an article on Thursday referring to a secret report that seemed to support claims made in a recent interview by former Turkish Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz that secret agents had caused forest fires in Greece in the 1990s.

According to Milliyet, an associate of Yilmaz?s, Kutlu Savas, compiled a 12-page report that detailed the actions of Turkish agents in Greece.

It described how the National Intelligence Organization (MIT) had formed two teams — one which carried out bombings at tourist sites on Crete and other parts of Greece and another which was responsible for starting the wildfires.

An attack on an army camp in Lamia, central Greece, is also mentioned.

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