Ikaria’s short flight to independence

Ikaria’s short flight to independence


The Greek Embassy in Vienna strongly reacted to speculations about possibility of one of its islands – Ikaria – breaking away from country and joining Austria.

“Ikaria is an inseparable part of Greek national territory,” the embassy statement said and further explained that Greece is not governed on a federal basis, but as a unitary state, clarifying that there is no agreement between the government and the Greek islands, which would be subject to expiration.

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