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Dodecanese annexation anniversary events March 8, 2008

Posted by grhomeboy in Greece News, Greek Culture Heritage.
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The 60th anniversary of the annexation of the Dodecanese islands in the southeastern Aegean with Greece was celebrated on Friday with a traditional parade through the city of Rhodes, while similar events took in several Municipalities on the eponymous holiday island.

08-03-08_rhodes.jpg  The Greek government was represented by Deputy Foreign Minister Yannis Valinakis, who’s election district is in the Dodecanese, while Merchant Marine & Island Policy Deputy Minister Panayotis Kammenos attended events on the island of Kos.

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