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3:5 Image by Jens Pattke
Flag adopted 1960, abolished 1989
Standard and Colour of the Ministry for State Security (Standarte und Truppenflagge des Ministeriums für Staatssicherheit or StaSi). Flag since 1960 until December 1989. A new secret service was established in December 1989, the Office for National Security (Amt für Nationale Sicherheit or NaSi) which had no flag.
Jens Pattke, 10 July 2001