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Hellenic Armed Forces Chief in the US

The Chief of the Hellenic Armed Forces General Staff, General Konstantinos Floros is on an official visit to the USA where his meetings will include Pentagon staff, officials of the State Department, members of the Greek-American community and representatives of International Relations Institutes.

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Hellenic Armed Forces chief at the Exhibition "DEFENCE EXHIBITION ATHENS 2021 - DEFEA 2021"

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, the Chief of General Staff, General Konstantinos Floros, attended the opening ceremony of the International Exhibition of Defense and Security DEFEA 2021, held at the Athens Metropolitan Expo in Spata, which is under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defense.

Upon his arrival at the exhibition space, the Head of GEETHA visited the stands:

  • The General Staff of National Defense, which promotes the work, activities and actions of the ellenic Armed Forces, as well as the active role they play in International Organizations, mainly in NATO, the European Union and the UN.
  • The Shooting Range of Crete (NATO MISSILE FIRING INSTALLATION - NAMFI), whose promotion at international exhibitions of defense equipment is a regular practice.
  • The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Cyprus, which participates for the first time in an international exhibition with a national stand and in which he had a short conversation with the Minister of Defense Mr. Charalambos Petridis.

In addition, prior to the opening ceremony, he held brief talks with the US Ambassador to Athens, Geoffrey Pyatt, the counterparts of the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, General Fayyw bin Hamed Al Hamid General Aleš Opata, Republic of Rwanda Major General Jean Bosco Kazura and Major General Joe Jarrard Deputy Commanding General (DCG) for Army National Guard of USAREUR-AF.

At the end of the ceremony and in the context of a tour of the official guests at the Exhibition, the Head of GEETHA had the opportunity to visit the stands of Domestic and International Defense Material Companies where he was informed about the possibilities of their exhibits.

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