GREEK POPULATION OF TURKEY

A CRISIS AT AIVALI

Athens, July 18. The situation of the Greeks in Turkey continues most critical, and according to reliable news from Mytilene the Greek population of Aivali has been ordered to evacuate that town. This news has been greatly irritated public opinion, and the Government has addressed an energetic protest to the Sublime Porte. Aivali is a purely Greek town. The population of 25,000 has been ordered to withdraw into the interior of Asia Minor. The inhabitants, it is added, are not disposed to leave their homes for an uncertain fate without resistance.--Reuter.

The Scotsman, July 20th, 1915

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) - British Statesman

“... Mustapha Kemal's Army ... celebrated their triumph by the burning of Smyrna to ashes and by a vast massacre of its Christian population...”

Churchill W, The Aftermath, New York, Charles Scribner's and Sons, 1929, p444

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