TURKEY: Oust the Greeks?

Sat in Constantinople, former capital of the Ottoman Empire, a mixed commission to decide whether or not Greeks, resident in Constantinople before Oct. 30, 1918, should be deported. The commission decided that they should not.

Turks were angry, stated that in October they would oust the Greeks despite the ruling of the commission. Greeks were troubled, thought the Turks' threat might be carried out.

Two points of view are herewith juxtaposed:

The Greeks, most of whom are Levantines or Levant traders of a low order, have for long been the backbone of Turkish...

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