New Greek Army chief leaves hospital

The newly appointed Chief of the Army General Staff, Lieutenant-Genral Georgios Kambas has been discharged from hospital, a day after he was admitted with an unspecified illness.

Lt.Gen. Kambas, "following an insignificant, non-serious illness was discharged from hospital and has assumed his duties this morning," an Army General Staff statement said.

Greek media had reported Saturday that Kambas had had a heart attack.

Lt.Gen. Kambas, 58, an artillery officer, was appointed Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff Friday.

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