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Greek PM hands over foreign ministry to deputy min George Katrougalos

Greek PM hands over foreign ministry to deputy min George Katrougalos
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs George Katrougalos talk during a parliamentary session before a vote on accession of North Macedonia to NATO in Athens, Greece, February 8, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas -
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appointed George Katrougalos as foreign minister, relinquishing a post he temporarily filled after the departure of former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias in October 2018, the government's spokesman said on Friday.

Katrougalos had served as alternate foreign minister, handling European affairs.

(Reporting by George Georgiopoulos and Angeliki Koutantou)

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