Imbros

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Imbros

a Turkish island in the NE Aegean Sea, west of the Gallipoli Peninsula: occupied by Greece (1912--14) and Britain (1914--23). Area: 280 sq. km (108 sq. miles)
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If your response to my second question is affirmative (based on the contents of your speech in New York, it appears that it will be), can you, please, explain how you intend to force the acceptance of the solution of the Cyprus problem which you have devised, and how will you do it in a relatively short period of time (prior to the completion of the turkification process, which will soon become irreversible in the same fashion which you yourself highlighted in your speech in connection with the island of Imvros)?
Born in 1940 on the island of Imvros in Turkey, Bartholomew I attended the Patriarchal School at Halki (closed by Turkish authorities in 1974) in the 1960s, followed by studies in Rome, Munich, and Bossey.
The school is located in the Ecanakkale area of GE[micro]kceada, known as Imvros in Greek, which once was primarily inhabited by a Rum population.
Even the fact that the allegations were made by Turkey in an act of retaliation, after it had been condemned of violating the rights of the dwindling Greek populations on Imvros and Tenedos, does not make Pourgourides a traitor as his detractors implied.