Greek anger at Turkey border treaty remarks

Greek anger at Turkey border treaty remarks
 

Greece has reacted angrily after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared to question a treaty that set borders between the two countries.
Mr Erdogan said the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne was a defeat for Turkey as it "gave away" islands to Greece.
Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos warned Turkey not to pursue "dangerous paths".
Tensions over a disputed Aegean islet in 1996 brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war.
Since then, relations between the neighbours have eased.
Speaking in Ankara on Thursday, Mr Erdogan said the Treaty of Lausanne, which forged the... read more

 
30 September 2016 in World News, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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