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Sun 28 Aug 2016 12:39 PM

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Video: Turkey opens world's biggest suspension bridge in Istanbul

Turkey has opened the world's biggest suspension bridge in Istanbul.

It took three years to build and cost some 3 billion euros, and marks the latest mega project which President Erdogan hopes will boost economic growth and seal his place in history. He told crowds 'People die, but their work remains immortal'.

The third bridge to span the Bosphorus, it will carry eight lanes of traffic and two railway lines.

(Euronews YouTube channel)