Turkey’s national intelligence organization has captured a Greek citizen on suspicion of espionage activities on behalf of Athens, local media reported on Saturday.
Mohamed Amar Ampara, who was captured in Turkey, was being interrogated by the spy agency, private broadcaster NTV reported.
Ampara was operating disguised as a businessman during his trips to Turkey, NTV said, citing security sources.
He is believed to have been compiling information about the Turkish military on the border and transferring it to Greek intelligence, according to the report.
No further details were available, AFP reported.
Greece and Turkey have been locked in an escalate