Parliament event honors Dodecanese islands’ union with Greece

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A special event was held in the Greek Parliament’s Senate chamber on Wednesday the occasion of the 69th anniversary of the official raising of the Greek flag on the Dodecanese islands, a year before the formal union with the rest of Greece in 1948.

The event was entitled “The Dodecanese’s Union with Greece: A historical review – Growth possibilities and prospects”.

The event was organized by Parliament’s special standing committee of regions, with Greek Parliament President Nikos Voutsis addressing participants.

In a related development, Parliament’s Foundation for Democracy and Parliamentarianism, in partnership with the municipality of Kos, on Monday, March 7, will inaugurate an exhibition on the union of the islands with   Greece.