Titel: Greek-Turkish Exchange of Population
Autoren/Herausgeber: Stavroula Chrisdoulaki
Ausgabe: 1., Auflage
Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Region: South East Europe, Balkans, grade: A, University of Flensburg, language: English, abstract: The Treaty of Moundros, which was signed on 30th of October in 1918, formed the starting point of the end of the First World War. The defeated Central Powers, which were consisted by Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria had to accept the stipulations laid down by Entete Powers consisted by France, United Kingdom, Russia, Italy, United States and Greece, which entered the war in 1916 under the leading of Entete-friend Eleftherios Venizelos. One of the treaties signed after the war was the Treaty of Sevres on 10th of August in1920, which was indisputably concerned as a victory of Greek diplomacy and Venizelos‟ policies. According to Sevres Treaty East Thrace (until the borders of Constantinople) and the islands Imbros (Gökçeada) and Tenedos (Bozcaada) were ceded to Greece while at the area of Smyrna Greece had the ability of administration and the people after five years could decide- via referendum- their union with Greece or not.