Defense Minister Yiannos Papantoniou…

Defense Minister Yiannos Papantoniou (center) attended the changeover ceremony yesterday where Gen. Giorgos Antonakopoulos took over as head of the joint chiefs of staff from Gen. Manousos Parayioudakis. The outgoing chairman said that ‘the main, permanent and visible threat to our country comes from Turkey.’ Antonakopoulos, starting his two-year term, added that ‘dealing with the threat from the east remains our priority.’

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