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Defence Min Apostolakis meets with US 6th Fleet Commander Franchetti

June 20, 2019
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ATHENS – National Defence Minister Evangelos Apostolakis met on Thursday in Athens with US 6th Fleet commander Vice Admiral Lisa Franchetti.

The meeting focused on issues of bilateral interest, on cooperation between Greece and USA in Navy issues, on joint training and exercises and on staff exchange.

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt accompanied the Commander, who is paying a three-day visit to Greece.

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