Zorba the Austrian

Zorba the Austrian

The Greek island of Ikaria in the Aegean Sea might be on its way to secession from Greece and accession to Austria, according to an Austrian daily.

The hundred-year agreement by which Ikaria gained its independence from the Ottoman Empire and was annexed to Greece expires. Allegedly, following the expiry of the agreement, Ikaria may consider conducting a referendum of secession from Greece to join Austria.

The island of about 9,000 inhabitants seceded from the Ottoman Empire after a ...

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