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  • Greek-Turkish Coffee Wars Ensnare UNESCO

    on Dec 23, 12 • in Cultural heritage, Greece, News, Turkey, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Greek-Turkish Coffee Wars Ensnare UNESCO

    The age-old battle over whether the thick coffee enjoyed by Greeks and Turks is Greek or Turkish has reached the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as noted by the Italian news agency ANSAmed in an article headlined Ankara offers Turkish coffee to UNESCO. According to the article, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Turkey is readying an appeal for Turkish coffee to be included in the List of Immaterial Cultural Heritage. The conflict between Turkey and Greece about “Turkish coffee” is well-known, although the particular delicacy is known by other names

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