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Scoop Images: Independence Day In East Timor (1)

Scoop Images: Independence Day In East Timor (1)

Images from the New Zealand Defence Force of East Timor Independence Day Celebrations.

OH 02-240-50 Cova Lima District Administrator Abel dos Santos Fatima presents a traditional gift of thanks to NZ Army Battalion Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Antony Hayward.

OH 02-240-51 NZ Army Battalion Warrant Officer Class One Danni Broughton lowers the United Nations flag for the final time during the Independence Day celebrations held in Suai.

OH 02-240-52 A new nation’s symbol emerges. Cova Lima District Administrator Abel dos Santos Fatima raises the flag of East Timor.

OH 02-240-60 Traditionally dressed East Timorese take part in the Independence Day celebrations held in Suai.

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