Like the anouncement of the referendum yesterday this seems to have been done with the utmost of speed and secrecy.
General Ioannis Giagkos, chief of the Greek National Defence General Staff, to be replaced by Lieutenant General Michalis Kostarakos
Lieutenant General Fragkos Fragkoulis, chief of the Greek Army General Staff, to be replaced by lieutenant general Konstantinos Zazias
Lieutenant General Vasilios Klokozas, chief of the Greek Air Force, to be replaced by air marshal Antonis Tsantirakis
Vice-Admiral Dimitrios Elefsiniotis, chief of the Greek Navy General Staff, to be replaced by Rear-Admiral Kosmas Christidis
The opposition are furious and point out, not without reason that with a vote of confidence to be passed next week this is a rather precipitous act.
“Under no circumstances will these changes be accepted, at a time when the government is collapsing and has not even secured a vote of confidence,”Is it just me or has the tyemperature round here just dropped a couple of degrees?