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Ambassador Pyatt’s Video Statement to American Citizens

Thursday, March 26, 2020  Hello. For those of you I’ve not met, my name is Geoff Pyatt, I’m the American Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic. I wanted to take a couple of minutes today to speak with my fellow Americans here in Greece about the unprecedented challenges that we’re all facing together as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. I want to ...
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COVID-19 Information

Updated April 8, 2020 View U.S. Embassy Athens’ Most Recent Alerts Enroll or unsubscribe in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) Flight Information: There are no direct flights from Greece to the United States.  The list below includes flights that are currently scheduled; however this information may not be exhaustive and is subject to change at any time by the airlines.  Contact the airlines directly for confirmation ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Current Status of Passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad Applications

Message to U.S. Citizens:  Current Status of Passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad Applications (April 8, 2020) Effective April 2, the Department of States ceased printing and shipping full validity passports (five year passports for minors under 16, 10 year passports for those aged 16 and older) and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad to ...
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Ambassador Pyatt: Greek Investor Guide, Video-Part 1

Greece Investing in Strategic Projects in Greece Video Transcript Published March 20, 2020 It’s been a very dynamic three years in Greece. Most importantly Greece has gone from being a source of problems to a source of solutions in the wider region. The economy after a long crisis has begun to recover. The banking system ...
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Ambassador Pyatt: Greek Investor Guide, Video-Part 2

Greece: A Key Ally in Southeastern Europe Transcript from Video Published March 20, 2020 The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross made very clear when he was in Athens that the time to invest in Greece is now. That’s the view of the United States government. It reflects our strong interest in the success of ...
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Ambassador Pyatt: Greek Investor Guide, Video-Part 3

The Time to Invest in Greece is Now Transcript from Video Published March 20, 2020 American investors are looking to the Greek economy in a new way. One, of course, is energy. You see a very large new investment from Exxon Mobile jointly with Hellenic Petroleum and Total.  Also General Electric has come back to the ...
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