National ceremonies include military flyover, troops from Nato allies.

(LaPresse) Tricolor arrows streaked across the sky, thousands of troops on parade along the Champs-Elysees. Paris celebrated the national holiday commemorating the storming of the Bastille. The opening of this year’s July 14 parade was designed to demonstrate France’s commitment to NATO and the European allies most affected by the war following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine 20 weeks ago. The troops of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary marched in front of everyone

 

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