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FROM: Vice-Consul Yiannès, Vurla

TO: Greek MFA, Athens


Vurla, 7 (20) June 1914
07:35 am

I have received reliable information that tonight or tomorrow an inevitable general massacre will befall the Christian population of Urla, with the help of the Army; it’s been decided that the Consulate shall be the first to be raised to the ground. Please send steamers for the women and children today and take all necessary measures to save a population of 40 thousand… information most positively checked.