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  • Secretary of State John Kerry, left, listens to Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry during a joint press conference in Cairo on September 13.
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    Kerry in Paris for Coalition Talks to Fight ISIL Militants

    15 Sept. - Secretary Kerry is in Paris on the latest stop of his tour to forge an international coalition against ISIL. Nearly 40 nations have so far agreed to join the fight.

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  • U.S. Ambassador David Pearce meets Chief of the Hellenic Navy Evangelos Apostolakis (State Department Photo)

    U.S. Ambassador meets with Chief of the Hellenic Navy

    U.S. Ambassador David D. Pearce and Chief of the Hellenic Navy, VADM Evangelos Apostolakis, met ahead of the Vice Admiral’s attendance at the International Seapower Symposium, which brings together the chiefs of world’s navies in Newport, Rhode Island.

  •  President Obama talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel behind them at the NATO Summit in Newport, Wales.(AP Images)

    "We will not be cowed by barbaric killers"

    This joint commentary by U.S. President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron appeared in the Times of London on September 4.

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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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  • 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

  • Foreign Service Test

    US Embassy Athens will be offering the Foreign Service Test (FSOT) on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Registration for the test is between August 27, to October 1, 2014

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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  

Meet The U.S. Ambassador (Greek)

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

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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.

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NATO Summit

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United for Ukraine

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AEIF 2014

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U.S. Exchanges Program

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

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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.


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International Exchange Alumni

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