HC Deb 14 January 1913 vol 46 cc1856-7
3. Mr. FELL

asked if the Foreign Secretary can give any information as to a number of the inhabitants of Crete having expressed their intention of joining the kingdom of Greece and abandoning their allegiance to the Turkish Empire; and if any importance is attached to the movement?


The desire of, at any rate, a considerable section of the Christian population of Crete for union with Greece has been a matter of common knowledge for some years past, but I have no information as to any recent specific movement in the direction indicated.

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