February 26, 2024

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Macron reverts French flag to navy blue from lighter EU shade

Euronews.

By AFP

The French presidency has reverted the blue of the country’s tricolour flag back to the pre-1976 navy tone in a nod to the Revolution.

The change of blue of the flags adorning the Elysée Palace was first made a year ago but went largely unnoticed.

Previously, the shade was lighter to match the blue of the European Union flag as decided by President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing in 1976.

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