No Turkish President Had Gone to Greece in 65 Years. So Why Now?


Recep Tayyip Erdogan became the first Turkish president to visit Greece in 65 years when he arrived on Thursday and met with the Greek prime minister and president

He immediately affronted his hosts by raising the prospect of changes to the treaty that defines their borders.

Qua 2bOn Friday, he repeated the same comments in Thrace, in northeastern Greece, home to the country’s Muslim minority, which Turkey has long referred to as a Turkish minority.

In a conciliatory gesture to his Greek hosts, Mr. Erdogan acknowledged for the first time the tiny Pomak minority as a…

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