France and Britain occupy Piraeus

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France and Britain occupy Piraeus, the port of Athens, after declaring a blockade of Greece for attempting to attack Ottoman Turkey. In response, the Greeks promise to maintain neutrality in the ensuing war.

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Editors. "France and Britain occupy Piraeus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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