Adm. Apostolakis sworn in as National Defence minister; switchover on Tuesday morning

Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, formerly chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, was sworn in as National Defence minister on Monday evening, replacing Panos Kammenos who resigned on Sunday.

Apostolakis was sworn in before President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos at the Presidential Mansion. This was followed by taking an oath before Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece.

Kammenos will hand over the ministry portfolio to Apostolakis at a switchover ceremony scheduled at the National Defence Ministry at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

Source ANA-MPA
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