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In marches this week, Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn have taken to chanting “Istanbul is Greek and will remain Greek,” Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News reports.The protesters were out in force to commemorate the 559th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire.
Given that the city now has almost 14 million people, and Turkey has one of the mightiest armies in the region, quite a bold statement from GD here.
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