Deputy Defense Min. attends memorial service for fallen of coup, Turkish invasion of Cyprus

Deputy Defense Min. attends memorial service for fallen of coup, Turkish invasion of Cyprus 1

Deputy National Defence Minister Alkiviadis Stefanis laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Sunday, to commermorate the fallen during the coup and Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974.

Cyprus 1974 tomb of unknown soldier

 

Earlier, he attended a memorial service at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Athens.

The events were also attended by representatives of the Greek President, the Parliament, the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Armed Forces, and Cyprus Republic Ambassador to Athens Kyriakos Kenevezos.