Greek navy seals place largest unwerwater flag in Kastelorizo island (video)

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Greek navy seals place largest unwerwater flag in Kastelorizo island (video)Kastelorizo on the fringes of the Dodecanese is an island-gem rich in sights, attractions and magestic landscapes

Men of the Greek special forces, along with members of the navy seal squad dove in the waters off the east-most island of Greece, Kastelorizo and spread the biggest Greek flag ever underwater!

The nearly 20-square-meter flag was placed around 1 metre from the sea surface in celebration of the Epiphany. It was attached to 4 stationary poles and stayed in its position for hours.

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Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons Copyright: Chris Vlachos License: CC-BY-SA

Source: protothema.gr

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