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KYSEA extends tenure of Armed Forces chief

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The Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) has extended the tenure of the chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, a statement by the Greek prime minister’s office said Tuesday.

Apostolakis, who first assumed office in September 2015, will serve for a fourth consecutive year.

Meanwhile Tuesday, Apostolakis met with Marine General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the US military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, who was on an official visit to Greece.