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  • President Obama (center) meets with military leaders from 21 nations to discuss strategy in the Middle East at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, on October 14.

    Obama:Fight Against ISIL Will Be ‘Long-term Campaign’

    15 Oct. - There are no "quick fixes" in the battle against ISIL, said President Obama. But with some 60 nations contributing to the coalition, he added, the world is united against the terrorist group.

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    U.S. Congress Members Visit Greece

    The U.S. Embassy in Greece welcomed two delegations of members of the U.S. Congress this week, led by Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Congressman Paul Cook respectively.

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  • Mark Shapiro of LAIKA at the Animasyros Festival (State Department Photo)

    Animasyros Animation Festival

    More than 3,000 animation fans attended the four-day Animasyros Animation Festival, held Oct. 2-5 in Syros. American animation professionals Mark Shapiro and Nina Paley participated in the festival with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Athens.

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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and others at the Wind Technology Testing Center in Boston 
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    The ‘Gathering Storm’ of Climate Change

    In a commentary published in the Huffington Post, Secretary of State John Kerry says the world must act now on climate change.

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  • Secretary of the U.S. Army Visits Athens ( Photo by John G. Martinez, Photojournalist to the Secretary of the Army)

    Secretary of the U.S. Army Visits Athens

    Secretary of the United States Army, John McHugh, met today with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Alternate Minister of Defense Fofi Gennimata, Chief of the Hellenic Defense Forces Mikhail Kostarakos and other senior Greek officials.

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Embassy News

  • Consular Announcement

    U.S. Consul will perform a consular outreach trip to Thessaloniki on October 23 and October 24.

News from Washington


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    Voting Information

    The U.S. Embassy in Athens encourages you to vote in this year's general elections. Every vote counts, but time is quickly running out, so act today! Generally, all U.S. citizens 18 years or older who are or will be residing outside the United States during an election period are eligible to vote absentee in any election for Federal office.  

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    Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    The seventh round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) agreement will take place in Chevy Chase, Maryland, September 29-October 3, 2014. 

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    Immigrant & Diversity Visa Webchat

    U.S. Embassy Athens Consul General Mark Marrano and Visa Chief Matthew Hurley participated in a live web chat on immigrant visas and the diversity visa program, answering a wide range of questions on immigrating to the United States. 

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    Report IP Theft

    U.S. government's clearinghouse for investigations into counterfeiting and piracy. 

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    American English

    A website for teachers and learners of English as a Foreign Language Abroad  

Meet The U.S. Ambassador (Greek)

  • Meet U.S. Ambassador David D. Pearce (YouTube Video)

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GES 2014

  • 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2014, Nov. 19-Nov 21

Greeks Gone West

  • 23 journeys Greeks Gone West is a series of video vignettes the U.S. Embassy in Athens made about the world of work in the U.S. Through the prism of Greeks and Greek-Americans with interesting work lives, we hope to improve the understanding of U.S. society and to show possibilities during a time, in Greece, when life seems full of limitations and frustrations.

United for Ukraine

  • Latest News on Ukraine

AEIF 2014

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U.S. Exchanges Program

  • Alumni in Action featuring Taun Toay, Levy Economics Institute(Photo Courtesy: Taun Toay)

U.S. Consulate Thessaloniki

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    Social Security and Federal Benefits, Athens, Greece

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    The Athens Field Office has jurisdiction over U.S. immigration matters in the following countries: Greece, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.


  • Entrepreunership: Start Small...Think Big

International Exchange Alumni

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