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Greek Defence Minister to represent Greek government and EU Presidency at Mitsopoulos funeral

24 March, 2014

Greek Minister of National Defence Demetris Avramopoulos will attend the funeral of his Cypriot counterpart Tasos Mitsopoulos on Monday.

"The Minister of National Defence Demetris Avramopoulos will represent the Greek government, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the Presidency of the Council of the EU to the funeral of Cyprus Defence Minister Tasos Mitsopoulos to be held tomorrow, March 24, in Larnanca," a press release issued by the Greek Defence Ministry says.

Mitsopoulos died on Saturday, a day after suffering a ruptured cerebral aneurysm. He was 49.