Imia/Kardak case:Turkey insisted that an island close to its coast was Turkish and some special forces troops were landed on the island to safeguard it from Greece. These islands, Dodecanese, were given to Greece by Italy after WWII, while Italy took them from the Ottoman empire in 1911 after Turkish-Italian war in Libya at that time.
In July 2014, an official artistic exhibition with the title Italy – Greece: one face, one race was inaugurated in Rome on the occasion of the passing of the EU Council Presidency from Greece to Italy. The title of the exhibition refers to an Italian saying, una faccia, una razza (Greek:(mia fatsa mia ratsa), often used to express the perception of close cultural affinities between Greeks and Italians.
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