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Greece blocking its Muslim minority from electing their own chief muftis violates the landmark 1923 Treaty of Lausanne, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.

"How do we say that the Treaty of Lausanne is in practice? In this case, Lausanne is not in practice," Erdogan said in the capital Athens for a historic two-day visit, the first by a Turkish president in 65 years.

He made the remarks at a joint news conference alongside his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulous.

Erdogan also said updating the relevant agreements is possible as long as the countries agree to it.


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