Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis’ Visit to Washington D.C., May 16 -May 17, 2022

President Joe Biden – May 16, 2022 “Today, I welcomed Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to the White House for a bilateral meeting. We reaffirmed our strong relationship, celebrated 201 years of Greek independence, and discussed our ongoing efforts to support Ukraine.”   Vice President Kamala Harris – May 17, 2022 “Today, I presided over a …

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Remarks By President Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, and Prime Minister Mitsotakis Of Greece at a Reception Honoring Greek American Relations

President Joe Biden: “The United States and the world owe a debt to the ancient Greek ideas that first taught us that “we the people” and the “demos,” our democracy, can control our own destiny.  And you made us believe it.  And the idea that has endured for a millennia.  But it’s also an idea …

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Remarks by President Biden And Prime Minister Mitsotakis of Greece Before Bilateral Meeting

President Joe Biden: “Today, the friendship and partnership between our countries, between Greek — the Greeks and Americans is, I think, more important than ever.  And I’m honored to celebrate that partnership with you because you’ve been a good friend.  So, welcome.”

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Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, 2022

President Joe Biden: “Today, as we mark the anniversary of Greek independence, we honor our countries’ deep and historic bond — forged in the struggle for liberty and self-governance — and the many contributions of the modern Hellenic Republic which promote international peace and stability and uphold our shared values.”

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Presidential Proclamation on Greek Independence Day 2020

Our great American experiment was inspired by the ideas about liberty, self-government, and the rule of law that traced their roots to ancient Greece. On Greek Independence Day, we commemorate the rich history shared between the United States and Greece, which is fortified by our love of freedom and commitment to democratic institutions. We join …

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White House Readout from the meeting between President Trump and Prime Minister Mitsotakis

January 7, 2020 Today, President Donald J. Trump met with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of Greece at the White House. The two leaders discussed their nations’ joint efforts as key North Atlantic Treaty Organization Allies to promote security and stability in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. They also discussed Greece’s efforts to improve its business climate …

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Remarks by President Trump and PM Mitsotakis of the Hellenic Republic Before Bilateral Meeting

January 7, 2020 Oval Office 2:20 P.M. EST PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  On behalf of the First Lady and myself, it’s an honor to have the Prime Minister of Greece and First Lady of Greece with us.  We really appreciate it.  We have many things to discuss. The relationship is extr- — …

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Remarks by President Trump at Greek Independence Day Celebration

March 18, 2019 East Room 5:50 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Wow. That’s a nice crowd of people. So we were just given this great hat. You know what that says? Huh? “Make Greece Great Again.” Right? (Applause.) Right? Okay. Thank you all very much. A great honor to be here. And so many of my …

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OUTLAW REGIME: A Chronicle of Iran’s Destructive Activities

On May 8, 2018, President Donald J. Trump announced his decision to cease U.S. participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly referred to as the Iran deal. The Iran deal was proving to be a failed strategic bet that fell short of protecting the American people or our allies from the potential …

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Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2018 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On this celebration of Greek Independence Day, we reflect on the common bonds of history and heritage that connect the United States and Greece. Our nations share cultural, economic, and …

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Remarks by President Trump at Greek Independence Day Celebration

Issued on: March 22, 2018 East Room 5:57 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody.  What a group.  What a group.  Great to have the Archbishop.  Is that right?  It’s really fantastic. Good afternoon.  I’m thrilled to be here with so many wonderful friends and supporters to celebrate this very special occasion: Greek Independence Day.  Important day, …

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Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Tsipras of Greece in Joint Press Conference

President Trump: “We have great confidence in Greece as a nation. We have great confidence in what they’re doing relative to their military, because I know they have plans to do some terrific things. And we know they will be an ally for many, many years to come. You know, they’ve always been a very …

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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece

President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece to the White House on October 17, 2017. President Trump and Prime Minister Tsipras will discuss ways to enhance our partnership and demonstrate our shared commitment to enduring democratic values that are so important to securing peace and prosperity around the world.

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Statement by the Press Secretary on President Trump’s Travel to Brussels and NATO Meetings

March 21 – President Donald J. Trump will travel to Brussels, Belgium, for the May 25, 2017, meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Heads of State and Government. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced the Leaders Meeting date earlier today.

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Trump Honors African Americans

February is National African American History Month. President Trump issued the following proclamation to commemorate the role African Americans have played in U.S. history: NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As we celebrate National African American History …

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