Turkish security officials have captured a Greek citizen accused of spying for the Greek National Intelligence Organization, TRT Word reported Saturday.
Mohamed Amar Ampara, who allegedly collected information about the Turkish military and passed it on to Greek intelligence, was captured in an operation conducted by Turkey's National Intelligence Organization.
According to TRT, Ampara posed as a businessman during his trips to Turkey, where he engaged in activities under the guise of trade.
The suspect allegedly collected information about the Turkish armed forces on the border and also conducted research on Syrians living in Turkey.
Ampar is also accused of conducting research on businessmen affiliated with the preacher Fethullah Gulen, who "settled in Greece on behalf of Greek intelligence," Ahval reported.