Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks for the Atlantic Council Energy Report Panel and American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce Energy Committee

Athens, Greece April 4, 2022 As delivered Thank you Niko for the invitation.  Minister Skrekas, thank you for coming out early this morning.  Elias, it’s good to see you.  And Katerina, congratulations.  I agree with the vast majority of what you said so I’m going to keep my remarks very brief. I want to start, though, ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at AmCham New Year’s Reception

Ambassador Pyatt: "The U.S.-Greece trade and investment relationship is a centerpiece of the bilateral alliance between our countries, and is included as a key pillar of the Strategic Dialogue process.  When Secretary Blinken, Foreign Minister Dendias, and other members from both of our teams were together in Washington, D.C., at the Strategic Dialogue in October, ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Opening Remarks at the 32nd Greek Economic Summit “Atlantic Council Discussion Paper

Ambassador Pyatt: "I was very glad to hear the Prime Minister’s highlights at COP26 on Greece’s potential role as a hub for the transfer of clean energy, both electricity and hydrogen.  Also his vision for Greece to take a leading role in decarbonization of the maritime sector.  And then the Clean Islands Initiative which I ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Keynote Remarks at The 32nd Greek Economic Summit, and Fireside Chat with Nikolaos Bakatselos, President AMCHAM

Ambassador Pyatt: "I want to underline that a stronger and more prosperous Greece is not just in America’s interests.  Whether it’s redrawing the energy map of southeast Europe, diversifying energy sources and routes, or taking advantage of the Balkan market and transforming Greece into a key digital hub for this region, incentivizing the crucially needed ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner of Propeller Club and AMCHAM

Remarks at the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner hosted by the Propeller Club and the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce November 24, 2021 Let me start by thanking my friends, both Nikos and Costis for those incredibly generous and gracious remarks.  But I also want to assure everybody that after having done five of these AmCham-Propeller Club Thanksgiving ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at AmCham Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity (DEI) Roundtable

Ambassador Pyatt: "I’d like to start with that point, that President Biden is strongly committed to our work with Greece to help ensure that both our countries enjoy a sustainable economic growth trajectory as we begin to climb our way out of the global pandemic and all of the disruption that that has caused.  The ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at Defense Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) 2021 AmCham USA Pavilion Reception

Ambassador Pyatt: "A stronger and more secure Greece is not just in America’s interests.  Our work together deepens important regional relationships and strengthens the NATO Alliance.  Over the past five years, I have been proud to be part of a dramatic expansion of U.S.-Greece defense ties that has made this one of the strongest aspects ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at  Defense Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) 2021 USA Pavilion Opening

Ambassador Pyatt: "So this is, as Heidi said, a moment of extraordinary accomplishment in the U.S.-Greece defense relationship, but I want to be very clear that we are not resting on our laurels.  We are continuing to move forward.  We have the General Atomics MQ-9s which are exhibited today, a system that we’re discussing with ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at the 31st Annual Greek Economic Summit

Ambassador Pyatt: "I remain a true believer in the value of the US-Greece relationship. Our growing collaboration in the digital sector & our investments in energy & infrastructure are creating more opportunities & jobs, ensuring greater security, stability, & prosperity in the EastMed." Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at AmCham Panel

Ambassador Pyatt: "So our engagement with Greece is founded on the principle that Greece is indeed a pillar of stability, a reliable NATO ally that shares our values, with deep ties to the United States.  Also a strategy which believes that a stronger and more secure Greece actually serves America’s interests, which is what has ... Read More»

Ambassador’s Remarks at AMCHAM Pita Cutting & New Year’s Reception

January 30, 2017, 7:30 PM InterContinental Hotel, Athens, Greece As delivered Thank you Simos, καλησπέρα σας!  Let me begin by saying what an enormous pleasure it is for me to be with everybody here tonight.  When I first arrived in Athens, about four months ago, I made the point to Simos and to the team ... Read More»
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