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Greece commemorates the Pontus Greeks Genocide

With special honors Greece commemorates the genocide of 353,000 Pontus Greeks by the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish national movement in 1919. Wearing the traditional Pontic uniform Zipka,, two members of the Presidential Guard participated in the change of the guard at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front …

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Turkey should “apologize for Pontus Greeks Genocide,” says the President

Turkey should apologize for the Genocide of Pontus Greeks, President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Thursday on the occasion of the celebration of the Dormition of Virgin Mary in Panagia Soumela. “Greeks should unite to achieve two goals, promote the recognition of the genocide of Greeks from …

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