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Treaty of Sèvres

The Treaty of Sèvres of August 10, 1920, made peace between the Allied Powers1 and the Ottoman Empire after World War I. Turkey lost a great deal of territory by the treaty - Hejaz and Armenia were to become independent, Mesopotamia and Palestine were given as Mandates to the United Kingdom, Syria and Lebanon to France. The Dodecanese and Rhodes were to go to Italy, Thrace and Smyrna to Greece (the latter provisionally). The Straits and Sea of Marmara were to be demilitarized and internationalized. Following the Greco-Turkish War, the terms of Sèvres were revised in Turkey's favor by the Treaty of Lausanne.

1 the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, France, Italy, Japan, Armenia, Belgium, Greece, Hejaz, Poland, Portugal, Roumania, Yugoslavia, and Czechoslovakia.

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Text of the Treaty of Sèvres