Panagiotis Beglitis (Greek: Παναγιώτης Μπεγλίτης) (b. 25 February 1958, Corinth) is a Greek politician, who from 2004-7 was Member of the European Parliament for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement; part of the Party of European Socialists. From 17 June 2011 he was the Minister for National Defence of Greece.
PM Netanyahu meets with Greek Defense Minister Panagiotis Beglitis in Jerusalem. Photo: Amos Ben Gershom, GPO
In the 2007 Greek legislative election he was elected to the Greek Parliament for Corinthia, and consequently resigned from the European Parliament. In 2009 he was appointed Deputy Defense Minister, and was named Defense Minister on 17 June 2011.
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^ Becatoros, Elena (14 May 2010). "Turkish PM Visits Troubled Greece, Backs Arms Cuts". CNS News. Retrieved 18 October 2010.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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