The head of the Court of Accounts, Ioannis Sarmas, was sworn in.
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou appointed Sarmas as interim prime minister until the second elections on June 25, after no party was able to secure a majority in the general elections held on May 21 and a coalition government could not be formed.
Sarmas took over from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis after the swearing-in ceremony that took place today in the presidency.
According to what was reported in the Greek media, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the retired Ambassador Vassilis Kaskarlis, who also served in the Greek Embassy in Ankara in the Sarmas Council of Ministers, the Minister of Defense of Alkiviadis Stefanis, and the former Deputy Minister of Defense of Greece. And the commander of the ground forces, Haralambos Lallousis, the former commander of the ground forces, is expected to be minister for the protection of citizens.
It is reported that Kaskarelis and Stefanis are experts in Turkish-Greek relations, and the new government is expected to be sworn in tomorrow.
In the general elections held in Greece, according to unofficial results, New Democracy won more than 40 percent of the vote (146 seats), beating its closest rival, the Radical Left Alliance (SYRIZA) by 20 points, but the 151 seats were needed. to gain power. lonliness. can not reach.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of the New Democracy party, and Alexis Tsipras, leader of the second party, Syriza, also returned to form the government on the grounds that the necessary conditions for a coalition had not been met.
PASOK-KINAL coalition leader Nikos Androuulakis, who came third in the elections, also rejected the same mission given to him by President Sakellaropoulou.
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