|The WAR of TRIPOLI|
|Italy was late for the race of colonisation, while busy with
restoring the interior conflicts. But the other European countries were occupying
overseas. The Ottoman Empire was loosing power, and Italy was intending to occupy
Trablusgarb in Northern Africa. With favour of other European Countries; Italy sent an
ultimatum to the Ottoman Empire and commanded them to leave Trablusgarb. However, the
Ottoman government rejected to leave this region and Italy occupied Trablusgarp and
Bingazi in 1911.
Mustafa Kemal and Enver Bey went to Trablus and organised the Ottoman forces there. But, Italy attacked the Ottomans from the Dardanels and occupied the Twelve Islands. The Balkan Wars were started and an agreement was singed with Italy. According to Usi Peace Treaty, Italy retained Trablusgarb and Bingazi. The Twelve Islands were given to Italy to hinder a Greek attack.
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