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2010-10-23

MRU Law Faculty Assoc. Prof. Comments on Myanmar's New Flag's Similiarities to Lithuanian Tri-colour Flag

burmaflag October 23rd, the daily Lithuanian newspaper, "Lietuvos Žinios" (LŽ) comments on the similiarities between the flag from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Lithuania's tri-colour yellow/green/red flag. Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) Comparative Law Dept. Head Justinas Žilinskas told LŽ that flags with yellow, green and red-colour stripes are not all that rare and that there are quite a few on the African continent. Myanmar on Oct. 21st, 2010 adopted a new state flag to replace the old one used since 1974.