U.S. Greece 5th Strategic Dialogue, February 9, 2024

Secretary Blinken and Greek Foreign Minister Gerapetritis address at the U.S. - Greece Strategic Dialogue, February 2024

February 9, 2024

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today (February 9, 2024) with Greek Foreign Minister Georgios Gerapetritis in Washington to launch the fifth U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue. They discussed the positive developments across the U.S.-Greek bilateral relationship and their shared commitment to democratic values and promoting peace and prosperity. The Secretary thanked NATO Ally Greece for its participation in Operation Prosperity Guardian and continued support for Ukraine. The two recognized the importance of U.S.-Greece people-to-people ties in bolstering the strategic relationship. As part of the Strategic Dialogue, Foreign Minister Gerapetritis signed the Artemis Accords on behalf of Greece to support peaceful and responsible space exploration.