The Directorate of International Relations is the Ministerial Department responsible for addressing issues of international relations, defence policy and international cooperation of the MoD, within the context of the National Defence Policy goals. It cooperates closely with the relevant departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and/or other Ministries and state agencies, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff and the General Staffs of the Armed Forces Branches. Furthermore, it provides proper support and documentation on defence policy issues and prepares opinions and recommendations for effective support of national positions.
International Relations Director is Colonel Nikolaos VOTSIOS (CV)
The International Relations Directorate consists of the following Sections:
- The International Organisations Section
- The Bilateral Defence Relations Section
- The Protocol Section