Skopje gaffe: Austrian chancellor welcomed with wrong flag

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was welcomed in Skopje on Friday with the Latvian flag on display.

At the official ceremony in front of the government of Macedonia, Kurz was welcomed with the flag of Latvia on display - instead of that of Austria, local media in Albanian and Macedonian are reporting.

The reports said the two flags' colors are "similar": "Red, with a white stripe across the middle." But on the Austrian one, the white stripe is "somewhat wider."

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