Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at ACS Athens Graduation

Ambassador Pyatt (State Department Photo)

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at ACS Athens Graduation

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Delivered (prerecorded video) Thank you very much for the kind introduction, Dr. Pelonis.  Faculty and staff of the American Community School, parents, family, and friends, and most importantly, members of the graduating class of 2021, I’m honored to take part in this year’s graduation ceremony, and I wish we could be celebrating together …

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Mission Greece

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Mission Greece (June 16, 2021) Location: Athens, Thessaloniki, and locations throughout Greece Event:  Public sector employees announced a 24-hour Panhellenic General Strike for June 16, 2021.  In Athens, a public sector employee demonstration is scheduled at Syntagma Square at 16:00.  In Thessaloniki, two demonstrations are planned at 11:00; one is …

DCM Burger at 10th Greek Investment Forum

Deputy Chief of Mission David Burger’s Remarks at 10th Greek Investment Forum in New York

Deputy Chief of Mission David Burger: “Our countries are growing closer in every sector of the economy, including tourism, where American demand to visit Greece is skyrocketing.  There are now nine direct flights from the United States to Greece this summer, more than we’ve ever had before.  And I think this very much reflects how …

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Mission Greece

Location: Athens, Thessaloniki, and locations throughout Greece Event:  Public sector and private sector employees announced a 24-hour Panhellenic General Strike for June 10, 2021.  Demonstrations related to the ferry employee strike are expected in Piraeus at Karaiskaki Square at 10:00 a.m.  Additional demonstrations are scheduled at Klafthmonos Square in Athens and outside the Trade Union Centers in Thessaloniki …

Deputy Chief of Mission David Burger delivers remarks at Agrologistics in Greece

DCM David Burger’s Remarks at “Agrologistics in Greece: Challenges and Opportunities”

Deputy Chief of Mission David Burger: “the U.S. and Greek governments, and U.S. and Greek companies.  As this event demonstrates, we can accomplish great things by coming together to support innovation in the agricultural sector.  And President Biden has reaffirmed that the United States is committed to working with Greece to pursue sustainable economic recovery in the wake of the pandemic.”

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s call with National Security Advisor Thanos Dokos of Greece

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke today with Dr. Thanos Dokos, National Security Advisor of Greece. Mr. Sullivan welcomed the strong relationship between our countries, including our growing defense cooperation, and conveyed the Biden Administration’s commitment to further deepening these ties. They discussed the importance of stability in the Eastern Mediterranean. Mr. Sullivan welcomed the resumption …

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at Patras Regional Growth Conference

Discussion with Apostolos Mangiriadis, Political Correspondent, SKAI TV “A New Era for U.S.-Greece Relations” Patras Regional Growth Conference June 4, 2021 Mr. Mangiriadis:  Ladies and Gentlemen, good evening from Patras.  This is Apostolos Mangiriadis, I’m a political correspondent for SKAI TV and SKAI Radio and I am very happy and honored to be joined with Ambassador Geoffrey …

Great Seal of the United States

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Thessaloniki in June 2021

Location:  Thessaloniki Event:  Visit by Athens Consular Officer to Thessaloniki June 16 and 23, 2021 U.S. citizens of Northern Greece can make appointments in Thessaloniki with a Consular Officer from the U.S. Embassy on Wednesday, June 16 and Wednesday June 23, to request Consular Services. Consular services will include accepting passport applications for persons NOT eligible for …

Ambassador Pyatt visits ARSIS in Thessaloniki (State Department Photo)

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at Arsis Home Site Visit

Ambassador Pyatt: “I am very proud of the fact that the United States government has been able to offer some assistance to Greece in bearing this burden, both through our contributions to IOM and UNHCR, for which Greece is the largest funder, but also through our direct bilateral assistance to NGOs and service providers here …