A Brief Overview of the Asia Minor Catastrophe

The Greek – Turkish War of 1919 – 1922 ended to the Asia Minor Catastrophe (1922).

It was encouraged by the Western Allies, mainly United Kingdom and the British Prime Minister David Lloyd George who promised Greece, large areas of the Ottoman Empire in case of victory. The Greek Armed Forces occupied Smyrna or Smyrni on 15 May 1919 and many cities, towns in Anatolia up to Eskisehir. Then Turkish forces counter – attacked and reoccupied the conquered land that they had lost by the Greek Armed Forces.

The victory of Turkish Armed Forces, obliged the Allies to renegotiate with the Turkish National Movement a new Treaty in Lausanne. This treaty accepted the sovereignty of Turkey over Asia Minor, Eastern Thrace and Constantinople……To be continued.

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Eurovision Grand Final. Positions and Points

Country           Points            Position
Sweden           372                    1
Russia             259                    2
Serbia              214                    3
Azerbaijan       150                     4
Albania             146                    5
Estonia            120                     6
Turkey              112                     7
Germany          110                     8
Italy                   101                     9
Spain                 97                    10
Moldova             81                    11
Romania           71                    12
F.Y.R.O.M.         71                    13
Lithuania           70                     14
Ukraine             65                     15
Cyprus              65                     16
Greece              64                     17
Bosnia &
Herzegovina      55                      18
Ireland               46                       19
Iceland              46                       20
Malta                 41                       21
France              21                       22
Denmark           21                      23
Hungary            19                       24
United Kingdom12                       25
Norway 7 26