Tanks, armored vehicles, self-propelled artillery pieces, vehicles with Russian anti-tank missile complexes Kornet and Fagot, air defense equipment, engineering and fire departments participated in the parade. Soldiers of the ground, naval and special forces, as well as firefighters and police officers marched through the city. Military aircraft and helicopters, including Boeing CH-47 Chinook, and unmanned combat aerial vehicles Pegasus flew over the city.
After the parade, Pavlopoulos said that Greece needed to be unified in order to protect the homeland and national interests.
The Greek Independence Day is celebrated on March 25 to honor the national revolution that started in 1821 and led to Greece gaining independence from the Ottoman Empire.
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