Under the Lausanne Treaty, Turks were given the right to run their own schools in the region of Western Thrace. But community leaders have long complained their facilities lack proper resources.

Students sings song in Turkish minority school in Xanthi, Greece.
Students sings song in Turkish minority school in Xanthi, Greece. ( TRTWorld )

An MP for Greece's ruling Syriza party says the government is taking steps towards improving education for the Turkish-Muslim minority. Under the Lausanne Treaty, Turks were given the right to run their own schools in the region of Western Thrace. 

But community leaders have long complained their facilities are overcrowded and underfunded.

TRT World's Caitlin McGee reports from Xanthi in Greece

Source: TRT World