05 January 2011

3199) Britain & Lausanne Conference 1922-1923 by Michael Dockrill

 Britain & Lausanne Conference © This content Mirrored From  http://armenians-1915.blogspot.com The Treaty of Lausanne was the most successful and lasting peace settlement of the post-First World War period. Britain and Turkey, the only ex-enemy state to be treated as an equal in any of the peace negotiations, came away with their aspirations largely satisfied. The conference terminated four years of strife and tension in the Near East, a result partially of the reckless decision of the Council of Three at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 to authorise the landing of Greek troops in Izmir (Smyrna) on 15 May, largely to thwart Italian claims in the region. This decision was largely responsible for the creation of the Turkish nationalist movement at Ankara, headed by (General) Mustafa Kemâl Pasha (later Atatürk), who had served in the Ottoman army with distinction during the First World War.

The imposition, largely at Britain's behest, of the humiliating Treaty of Sevres on Turkey in 1920, antagonised practically ali Turks, massively strengthened the
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Sukru Server Aya said...

Compliments again on this valued document:

There are TWO important subjects that were already briefly mentioned in my books, reaffirmed in this document:

1- If Nationalist Turks would have pressed harder, the British "were not going to fight with Turks over Mousul which they had occupied
after the Mudros Treaty" and was disputed area.

If Turks were to have Mousul, things would have been different in Turkey.

2- Armenian diaspora which continuously blames Turks and kiss the hands of USA and Britain, should at least read this sentence:


Let me see what the Armenian people blowing writers refute this evidence if they can


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