PM appoints new national security advisor as talks with Turkey hang in balance

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Turkey
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday the appointment of Thanos Dokos to the post of national security advisor, with a mandate to formulate national security strategy and build the National Security Council, a new body created by the prime minister.

Dokos had been serving as alternate national security advisor, and replaces Alexandros Diakopoulos whose short-lived tenure ended when he claimed on TV that the Turkish vessel Oruc Reis had been able to carry out hydrocarbon exploration on the Greek con...

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