Erdogan comments draw new, but cautious, response from Athens

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Turkey
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Athens has been forced to respond to remarks by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggesting that Ankara should back the interests of populations formerly under Ottoman rule, which are the latest in a series of comments that views Greece sees as provocative.

Speaking at the Recep Tayyip Erdogan University (RTEU) in the province of Rize on Saturday about the campaign to recapture Mosul in northern Iraq, Erdogan said “we cannot draw boundaries to our heart, nor do we allow it,” and that “Turkey cannot disrega...

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