— ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul has
asked his Greek counterpart not to allow a plane hijacked from
Turkey late on Friday to take off from Athens, Turkey's state-run
Anatolian news agency said.
"Foreign Minister Gul has asked Greek Foreign Minister George
Papandreou not to allow the hijacked Turkish Airlines plane to take
off unless absolutely necessary," the agency said.
|A hijacked Turkish Airlines
airbus stands at Athens' Eleftherios Venizelos airport March
29, 2003. A lone hijacker with explosives strapped to his body
had commandeered a Turkish Airlines passenger jet to Athens
with 203 people aboard, a Greek Foreign Ministry official
said. Photo by Yiorgos
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