Third Liberation



In the early 1940’s, Albania officially declared that all the enemies of Italy are considered to be Albania’s enemies as well. On 28 October 1940, the Albanian army divisions, sided with fascistic Italy, attacked Greece. The victorious Greek Army once again triumphantly entered the Northern Epirus, welcomed as liberator by its people. But unfortunately, once again, the interests of the Great Powers wanted Northern Epirus enslaved to Albania. After the end of the war, the Greek State asked from the Peace Council in Paris, and then from the Council of the (Four) Victorious Powers the concession of Northern Epirus to Greece. The discussion of the subject was postponed until the Austrian (1955) and the German (1990) issues were resolved. This appeal is still pending nowadays…



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