G. Plakiotakis: Greece has maritime borders and continues to protect them whether some people like it or not
Presence of the Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Giannis Plakiotakis and the Chief of the Coast Guard – Hellenic Coast Guard, Rear Admiral L.S. Theodorou Kliaris, the swearing-in ceremony of 95 new Port Guards of the 2019-2020 Educational Series took place today.
“This moment is special for each of you”, said Mr. Plakiotakis, “as you join the staff of the House in an era when the Coast Guard is changing, evolving, adapting and modernizing”.
“It is no coincidence that Turkey’s propaganda effort is trying to reverse the reality and present the perpetrators as victims,” Plakiotakis added. of the Coast Guard, instead of contributing to the promotion of the truth, either adopt this propaganda or – however – do not refute it “.
“So today,” he said, “I want to assure you that we continue to strengthen the operational capabilities of the Coast Guard, that we continue to actively support the women and men who serve in it, that we continue on the path we have set out from the outset.” “We have taken over the Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy. For us, Greece has maritime borders and continues to protect them, with respect for international law and the protection of human life as a priority. Whether some people like it or not.”
“I am sure”, said Mr. Plakiotakis, “that not only will you love the place of which you are now a member, but also you will make it a way of life, you will strengthen it with your action and knowledge, you will contribute to the improvement of him and you will take him farther than where you receive him today “.
The ceremony that took place at the School of Permanent Naval Officers (SMYN), at the Naval Fort Scaramanga, was officiated by the Metropolitan of Nicaea Mr. Alexios, while also attended by the Deputy Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Mr. Costas Katsas .Σ.-ΕΛ.ΑΚΤ. Rear Admiral L.S. Isakoglou Nikolaos, the 2nd Deputy Chief of LS-EL.AKT. Rear Admiral L.S. Alexandrakis George, as well as Senior and Senior Officers of the Navy and the Coast Guard – Hellenic Coast Guard.
Source From: Capital