For the March 25 parade, Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos underlined that this year there will be a brilliant celebration.
When discussing the modernisation of the Greek military, Panagiotopoulos clarified that “at the same time, we must take care of the upgrade, support and modernisation of the existing systems.”
“The three Staffs of the Army, Navy and Air Force worked very hard under the coordination of the Chief of the General Staff of National Defense,” Panagiotopoulos said on the morning show of ERT.
“We discussed this plan and presented it to the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who immediately understood the need to better equip the Armed Forces and to cover lost ground,” the defense minister continued.
“He gave the green light for the increase of the funds for the defense and was voted in the budget. Now, we are proceeding with the implementation of…