23 June, 2005
Turkey's Army General Staff Chief Lieutenant General Yasar Buyukanit arrived in Athens on Wednesday on a three-day official visit, following an invitation by his Greek counterpart Lieutenant General Nikolaos Douvas.
According to Greek Army General Staff sources, a very cordial atmosphere prevailed during the first day of meetings between Buyukanit and Douvas.
Buyukanit expressed satisfaction with the safety measures taken on the occasion of his visit.
On Wednesday evening he is to be the guest of honor at a dinner hosted by the Turkish embassy in Athens.
On Thursday, Buyukanit will visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and will then meet with the political and military leadership of the Defense Ministry.
Source: Athens News Agency