Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at the Inauguration of Cisco DT&S Center

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Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at the Inauguration of Cisco DT&S Center

Ambassador Pyatt: “Today, large American multinational companies like Cisco, Deloitte, Pfizer, and Amazon Web Services have established growing presences here in the city or are actively working on projects in northern Greece, leveraging Greece’s rich human capital and supportive environment to create a virtuous cycle of growth from which we all greatly benefit – the …

Ambassador Pyatt’s On the Record Briefing with Greek Journalists following the 3rd U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue

Ambassador’s Residence, Athens, Greece October 18, 2021 Ambassador Pyatt:  Thanks everybody for joining us this afternoon.  I’m glad I brought the good weather back from Washington, DC.  I gather I missed a little bit of excitement on Thursday. I’m going to keep these opening remarks relatively short so we can have a good, thorough conversation.  And what I would …

Joint Statement on Third United States – Greece Strategic Dialogue 

The Governments of the United States and Greece held the third United States – Greece Strategic Dialogue in Washington, DC on October 14, 2021. Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias and U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken launched the Strategic Dialogue, which included high-level interagency representation from both countries.

Signing of Protocol of Amendment to the MDCA (State Department Photo)

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN: Signing of Protocol of Amendment to the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement with Greece

Secretary Anthony J. Blinken: “Alongside Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, today I signed an amendment to the U.S.-Greece Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA).  The MDCA is the bedrock of our defense cooperation and has helped strengthen our common defense for more than three decades.  This second amendment to the MDCA in as many years demonstrates …

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Greek Foreign Minister Dendias

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias today in Washington on the occasion of the third U.S. – Greece Strategic Dialogue.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Dendias celebrated the growing and enduring strength of U.S. – Greece relations and the 200th year of Greek independence.  The Secretary and the Foreign …

Secretary of State Blinken w Greek MFA Dendias at U.S. Greece Strategic Dialogue 2021

Secretary Antony J. Blinken with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias for the U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue

Secretary Anthony J. Blinken: “I’m particularly delighted that today, the foreign minister and I will sign an amendment to the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement between our countries, two proud, strong NATO Allies, both deeply committed to our Alliance.  This update will allow the agreement to remain in force indefinitely, and it enables U.S. forces in …

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President Biden Announces Intent to Nominate George J. Tsunis as the Next Ambassador to Greece

President Biden Announces Key Nominations OCTOBER 08, 2021 WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve in key roles: Mari Carmen Aponte, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Panama Douglas T. Hickey, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Finland George J. …

Ambassador Pyatt delivers remarks at the Launch of FEmpowerment Initiative

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks: Launch of FEMPowerment Initiative

Ambassador Pyatt: “We care deeply about the achievements of women in the economy because history shows that when women fully participate and succeed in the workplace, our societies prosper.  And as our countries and communities recover from the economic shock of the pandemic, women’s contributions will be more valuable than ever. “