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Consul Highlights Global Efforts to Counter Violent Extremism at Model UN Simulation Exercise, February 13, 2015

Consul Sanders addressed a group of 400 high-school students, representing 32 student delegations from ten different countries at the opening of the 10th Anatolia College MUN exercise on February 13, 2014.  Consul Robert Sanders congratulated the students for their commitment and participation and encouraged them to continue and explore their opportunities; build their leadership skills ...
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Transcript of Statement by Assistant Secretary of State For European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland, Delivered at the Greek Foreign Ministry Feb

NULAND:  Good afternoon everybody.  I am delighted to be back in Greece, the cradle of democracy.  We’ve had a very good day.  I had the chance for a long discussion with the Prime Minister. I had a long discussion with the U.S. business community here in Greece. We had a terrific visit to the Microsoft ...
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U.S. Consulate Will Be Closed on January 29, 2014

Athens — As is normal on the last Wednesday of every month, the Consular Section of the United States Embassy in Athens, Greece will be closed to the public on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, for internal administrative reasons.  This closure includes the non-immigrant visa unit, immigrant visa unit, federal benefits unit, American citizen services unit, and ...
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Combating Discrimination, Violence, and Intolerance Based on Religion and National Origin Conference (01/28/2014)

Jointly hosted by DRL, DOJ, and DHS Divani Caravel Hotel Tuesday, January 28, 9:00am Good morning.  I am happy to see so many people here, and that we have people from civil society groups and government agencies. The point of this conference is to discuss ways to build a more inclusive, more tolerant, and more ...
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Vasilopita Cutting With the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (01/27/2014)

Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel Monday, January 27, 7:45pm Καλησπέρα σας!  Σας ευχαριστώ για την πρόσκληση.  Χαίρομαι που είμαι εδώ να γιορτάσω μαζί σας. It’s an honor to join you for the annual cutting of the Vasilopita.  On behalf of the millions of Greek-Americans back in the U.S. who are carrying on this tradition in their own ...
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