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The Minister in Egypt ( Kirk ) to the Secretary of State

572. It is announced that following new Ministers this morning joined Greek Government and took oath before King George in presence of Prime Minister Tsouderos:

George Roussos as Vice Premier and Minister of Marine; Byron Karapanayiotis as Minister of War and Acting Air Minister; and Emmanuel Sofoulis as Minister of Public Welfare.

It is also announced that the resignation has been accepted of Admiral Sakellariou as Commander-in-Chief of the Fleet and that those of Admiral Cavadias as Under Secretary of the Navy, of General Nicolaides as Under Secretary for Air and of Sekeris as Minister of Education had previously been accepted.