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Defense minister says Greek Revolution a ‘source of confidence’

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The historic memory of the Greek Revolution against Ottoman rule which started in 1821 is a “source of confidence and pride” for Greeks and the Armed Forces, Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos said on Thursday, marking the national holiday.

The minister said in a message that the fight for independence remains “timeless and inspiring” for the nation and “a legacy of our ancestors,” while issuing a call for unity.