‘Largest Greek flag ever’ hoisted to honour liberation of Alexandroupoli [VIDEO]

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A massive Greek flag was hoisted onto position with a bug crane near the border with Turkey on Thursday (May 14), marked by local media as the “Largest Greek flag ever”.

The gigantic 600 square metre flag was hoisted in the Port of Alexandroupoli, taking part in ceremonies to mark 100 years since the liberation of the city of Alexandroupoli.

The 600 square metre dimensions were set to commemorate 600 years of Bulgarian and Ottoman oppression. The flag raising service was joined by hundreds of guests, with social distancing measures in place.

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