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RSS FeedsVisit to Greece by Turkish president off to tense start
(WorldNews Turkey)


7 december 2017 13:12:54

Visit to Greece by Turkish president off to tense start
(WorldNews Turkey)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The first official visit by a Turkish president to Greece for six decades got off to a tense start Thursday, with Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeating comments that have alarmed his Greek hosts about the need to "update" the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne that delineated the borders of modern Turkey, among other issues. Erdogan's first meeting was with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, and the televised discussions between the two men, usually reserved for pleasantries and formalities before closed-door talks, were visibly awkward. The presidents engaged in a thinly-veiled verbal spat over the Muslim minority in northeastern Greece and the treaty. Pavlopoulos,...
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