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  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Greece Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos meet in Wash D.C. (Photo by Greek Ministry of Defense)

    Hagel, Greek Minister Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Greece Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos spoke at length about their countries’ bilateral military-to-military cooperation during their meeting on August 21 at the Pentagon.

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    Statement by the President

    On August 20 President Obama delivered a statement on the murder of James Foley

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  •  Destruction of Syria’s Declared Chemical Weapons

    Destruction of Syria’s Declared Chemical Weapons

    President Obama marks “an important achievement in our ongoing effort to counter the spread of weapons of mass destruction by eliminating Syria’s declared chemical weapons stockpile.”

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    Response to the Ebola Virus

    The United States is working with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus as quickly as possible.

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  • Electronic Journal: Study in the USA

    Study in the USA

    Electronic Journal: U.S. colleges and universities differ widely in the academic programs and degrees they offer, as well as in campus life.

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Embassy News

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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

    U.S. and EU chief negotiators Assistant USTR Dan Mullaney and DG Trade Director Garcia Bercero concluded the sixth round of the T-TIP negotiations and held an end-of-round press conference July 18 in Brussels. 

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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  

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.

Meet The U.S. Ambassador (Greek)

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

Welcome to the Mosaiko Website!

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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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