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Greece: Independence Day Celebrations

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   Greece’s 187th anniversary of the March 25th Greek Revolution against the Ottoman Empire was celebrated with military, security forces and school parades across the country. The anniversary coincides with the Feast of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias declared himself “confident about the future of the nation,” and added that Greek people “have so many gifts and are ready to make any sacrifice in order to ensure freedom and national independence.” Athens News Agency: Messages on March 25th Anniversary ; Secretary General of Information: About Greece, History of Modern Greece Continue reading