Armed forces chief vis­its naval base for farewells

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A small naval ves­sel trans­ports Gen­eral Michail Kostarakos, the chief of the Hel­lenic Na­tional De­fense Gen­eral Staff, to the Hel­lenic Navy’s base on Salam­ina yesterday. Kostarakos trav­eled to the Sa­ronic is­land to bid farewell to the sailors and thank them for their ser­vice to the coun­try fol­low­ing a sur­prise de­ci­sion last Fri­day to re­place him and other top armed forces of­fi­cials. The de­ci­sion was taken by the Gov­ern­ment Coun­cil for For­eign Af­fairs and De­fense (KYSEA). Kostarakos will be re­place by Vice Ad­mi­ral Evan­ge­los Apos­to­lakis.

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