On Monday, February 19, 2024, the Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (HNDGS), General Dimitrios Choupis, received a phone call from the Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces Lieutenant General Karel Řehka.

  During the call, Lieutenant General Karel Řehka congratulated the Chief of the HNDGS on assuming his duties and wished him success in his task. Subsequently, issues of mutual interest and current international developments were discussed, with particular emphasis on the prevailing situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.