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Demonstration Alert – Panhellenic General Strike February 28, 2024

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Mission Greece Location: Greece Event: Panhellenic General Strike February 28, 2024 Public sector employees have announced a 24-hour Panhellenic General Strike throughout Greece for February 28, 2024.   In Athens, demonstrations related to the strike are scheduled at Klafthmonos Square at 11:00 a.m.  In Thessaloniki, demonstrations will be held at ... Read More»

Presidents’ Birthday 2024

U.S. Embassy & Consulate will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024 Athens, February 16, 2024 – The U.S. Embassy in Athens and its Consular Section, the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki, and all U.S. Government offices in Greece will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024 in observance of Presidents’ Day.  This holiday marks the ... Read More»

2024 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

The U.S. Embassy in Athens and the Youth Programs Division of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. State Department is pleased to invite candidate nominations for the 2024 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship.  The four-week institute addresses U.S. foreign policy priorities such as youth engagement, democracy and civil society development, and economic ... Read More»

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at the Artemis Accords Signing Ceremony With Greek Foreign Minister Georgios Gerapetritis

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at the Artemis Accords Signing Ceremony With Greek Foreign Minister Georgios Gerapetritis, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, and Dr. Daglis REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 9, 2024 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Georgios, my friend, welcome.  It is always good to see you and always an important occasion to say we’re so grateful ... Read More»

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Greece 5th Strategic Dialogue

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 9, 2024 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and Greece on the occasion of the fifth Strategic Dialogue. Begin Text The Strategic Dialogue serves to accelerate the deepening collaboration between the United States and ... Read More»