U.S. Armed Forces Chief in Athens on Two-Day Visit

    d-abramopoulos-martin-ntempseiChief of Hellenic National Defense General Staff, General Mikhail Kostarakos on Sunday met at the ministry of defense with visiting US counterpart Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey.
    Their talks focused on bilateral issues and developments in eastern Mediterranean.
    Gen. Dempsey, who arrived in Greece on Saturday for a two-day official visit at the invitation of Gen. Kostarakos, also met with Greek Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos and was received by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. His visit was scheduled for last September but it was postponed because of the developments in Syria.
    (source: ana-mpa)