Tagged: Lausanne Treaty

Pavlopoulos: Lausanne Treaty ‘non-negotiable’

In a statement aimed at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Saturday that the 1923 Lausanne Treaty which set the boundaries between the two countries is “non-negotiable.” “There cannot be concessions or negotiations,” he said, adding, however, that Greece, which is “a window and door” for Turkey’s EU aspirations, seeks “friendship” […]

Athens says Erdogan remarks on Lausanne Treaty are ‘dangerous’

Statements disputing the Lausanne Treaty were dangerous for relations between Greece and Turkey, as well as the surrounding region, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stated on Friday afternoon. The prime minister was responding to comments made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan regarding the 1923 Lausanne Treaty on Thursday. Tsipras had previously chaired a meeting of […]

Athens says Erdogan remarks on Lausanne Treaty ‘dangerous’ for bilateral ties

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has described Thursday’s comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that expressed regret over the Lausanne Treaty, signed in 1923, as “dangerous.” “Questioning the Lausanne Treaty, which clearly and definitively settled Greek-Turkish relations, as well as the status of the Aegean and its islands, is dangerous for relations between the two […]