NEWS: Greece to ban ROC national flag in fair over ‘snub’ in Expo

Cherry Blossoms

A little War of the Roses between Greece and Taiwan after a flower show.  Nothing very significant  about it, just a funny row between my two favorite countries.



The China Post news staff–Greece reportedly is retaliating against Taiwan for being snubbed at the just concluded Taipei International Flora Expo.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday confirmed that Greece has banned Taiwan’s national flag at the Kifissia Flower Show being held near its capital of Athens.

The ban has been described by an opposition legislator here as Greece’s revenge after its representative in Taiwan was cold-shouldered by Taipei City at the flora expo’s closing ceremony on April 25.

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