Allies must speak up

Ankara is making it abundantly clear that it considers the two Greek soldiers jailed earlier this month for accidentally crossing the Turkish border as pawns in a bargaining game.

This is an extremely dangerous development and Greece’s allies – who have experience of similar situations with their own citizens – need to take a position on the issue.

We cannot accept a NATO member-state imprisoning the soldiers of a fellow NATO member, especially in a time of peace.