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Greece establishes Military Outposts at the most remote edges of its territory

Posted: 30 Nov 2020, 11:47
by Erno
Greece establishes Military Outposts at the most remote edges of its territory - 30 November, 2020

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(C) Steve - Lighthouse Gavdos


The Greek defense ministry has established for the first time a military outpost on the island of Gavdos, the southernmost point of Greece, and is planning to do the same at the island of Othonoi, the country’s westernmost point.

The outposts are small in size, but their establishment is seen as a symbolic act to reassure the local population and to show that Greece is determined to defend its most remote territories.

The military outpost in Gavdos, with a capacity of nine soldiers, was established in the summer at Cape Tripiti which is the southernmost point of the island and Greece, and just lays to the immediate south of Crete [and Sfakia].

The Gavdos local authority gave the green light for the construction, providing a building next to the lighthouse of the island.

Reports say that a military outpost of the same size will also be established in Othonoi, the westernmost point of Greece.

From: https://greece.greekreporter.com/2020/1 ... territory/

P.S. The lighthouse on Gavdos is not situated at Cape Tripiti.

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