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Treaty of Sèvres

The Treaty of Sevres was a treaty between the Allies and the Ottoman Empire at the conclusion of the First World War. It was signed on August 10, 1920. The treaty effectively dismantled the Ottoman Empire, consistent with various secret treaties that had been signed among the Allies. It was never implemented, however; it was annulled during the Turkish War of Independence and superseded by the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne, which allowed Turkey to retain sovereignty over Anatolia and East Thrace.