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Erdogan's questioning of border treaty catches Athens cold
There was a slow and nervous response from Athens over the past few days in the wake of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly challenging the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne, and with it Greece’s sovereignty over its Aegean islands, in what is the most serious threat to relations between the two countries for some time.
The controversy began on Thursday when Erdogan suggested in a speech that the Treaty of Lausanne had not been the victory that it has been presented as in his country for so many decades.
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