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... that in July 1905, during the Theriso revolt, three insurgent leaders met the consuls of the European Great Powers at a monastery surrounded by rebels, and that martial law was declared after the talks failed?"
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Why were the great powers opposed to unification?
As an uninformed reader, one point that seems quite central to the article is not made clear: why did the Great Powers have an interest (apparently a significant one, to merit military involvement) in preventing unification with Greece? — Preceding unsigned comment added by LittleWalrus (talk • contribs) 03:21, 24 March 2014 (UTC)