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Demonstration Alert – Transportation Strike and Demonstrations on May 1, 2023

Location: Athens and locations throughout Greece A transportation strike has been announced for the May 1 Labor Day holiday in Greece.  Public and private sector employees will hold demonstrations related to the Greek Labor Day holiday as well. In Athens, demonstrations are planned at 11:00 a.m. in Syntagma Square and at the same time in ...
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A Proclamation on Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, 2023

March 24, 2025 Today, we honor the heroism of Greek revolutionaries who fought for their independence more than two centuries ago and celebrate the sacred idea that has always bound our great nations together:  that “we the people” hold the power to shape our own destinies. The story of our shared values and common purpose ...
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Greece Independence Day: Press Statement by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken

March 25, 2024 On behalf of the Government and people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Greece and Greeks around the world as you celebrate the 202nd anniversary of the founding of the Hellenic Republic. As I reflect on the previous year, I am proud to say that the partnership ...
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