Young Australians reflect on Greece-Turkey feud



The coast of Cyprus, a republic divided along Greek and Turkish lines. Photo: Malcolm Murdoch (CC BY-SA 2.0)

This year, Greeks around the world are celebrating the 200th anniversary of Greece’s war of independence from Ottoman Turkey.

Today Greece and Turkey are allies in NATO – but they’re also long term frenemies.

Patrick Morrow speaks to two young Australians of Greek and Cypriot Turkish origin.

The discussion covers the beginnings of the feud and whether there’s any residual conflict, following their families’ migration to this country.