File Photo: Ο πρώην Υπουργός Προστασίας του Πολίτη Ν. Τόσκας. ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ, ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΚΟΛΕΣΙΔΗΣ
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas a short while ago. According to an announcement from the prime minister’s office, Toskas submitted his resignation to the Greek premier, who accepted the resignation.
His duties will be passed on to Interior Minister Panos Skourletis
Just after standing down from his position, Toskas thanked Tsipras for the trust he had shown him.
He said that the natural disaster and the loss of so many lives goes beyond his will to continue, something that he had announced publicly from the first moment.
“I have tried all my life to offer to the defence and the protection of this place and its people,” Toskas added.
Tsipras thanked Toskas for “the honesty and dedication he showed during the execution of dutes I had given him.”
“The bravery of a general is not measured just at the time of battle but also at the time of the review,” said Tsipras in a tweet.