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Caretaker Government Ministers for Pre-Election Period Announced

ATHENS – The list of caretaker government ministers set to lead the country into the second round of elections on June 25 was unveiled on Thursday afternoon.

Notable appointments include General Alkiviadis Stefanis, former chief of the Army General Staff, as the Minister of Defense, and Ambassador (ret.) Vassilis Kaskarelis as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. General Charalambos Lalousis, another former chief of Army General Staff, will head the Citizen Protection Ministry, while journalist Ilias Siakantaris will serve as the government spokesperson. The newly appointed cabinet members will be sworn in on Friday.

THE NEW CABINET

Prime Minister: Ioannis Sarmas

State Minister: Vasilios Skouris

Finance Minister: Theodoros Pelagidis

Development and Investments Minister: Eleni Louri

Foreign Affairs Minister: Vasilios Kaskarelis

National Defense Minister: Alkiviadis Stefanis

Education and Religion Minister: Christos Kittas

Labor and Social Affairs Minister: Patrina Paparrigopoulou

Health Minister: Anastasia Kotanidou

Environment and Energy Minister: Pantelis Kapros

Citizen Protection Minister: Charalambos Lalousis

Culture and Sports Minister: George Koumentakis

Justice Minister: Filippos Spyropoulos

Interior Minister: Kalliopi Spanou

Migration and Asylum Minister: Daniil Esdras

Digital Governance Minister: Sokratis Katsikas

Shipping and Island Policy Minister: Theodoros Kliaris

Agricultural Development and Foods Minister: Georgios Tsakiris

Tourism Minister: Ioanna Dretta

Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister: Evangelos Tournas

Government spokesperson: Ilias Siakantaris

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