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  • Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Christine E. Wormuth welcomes Greece's Minister of Defense Panos Kammenos to the Pentagon May 20, 2015. (DOD Photo)

    Defense, Security at U.S.- Greece Meeting

    Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Christine E. Wormuth met with Greece's Minister of Defense Panos Kammenos at the Pentagon May 20 to discuss security and defense issues of mutual concern.

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    LA2015 Special Olympics World Games

    May 14 - The ‪‎Flame of Hope‬ is on its way to the ‪LA 2015‬ Special Olympics World Games after a moving ceremony in ‪‎Athens‬ that broughts the flame to the U.S. Embassy. Congratulations to all the Special Olympians who will compete in the Los Angeles World Games!

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    Celebrating Armed Forces Day

    On May 17 Ambassador Pearce attended the Armed Forces Day Reception aboard the USS McFaul-DDG 74 visiting the island of Rhodes. Greek dignitaries in attendance included Vice Admiral Spyridon Dimitriou, Deputy Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff, and Mr. Georgios Hatzimarkos, Regional Governor of the South Aegean Region.

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    Introducing @POTUS

    May 18 - Today, with a tweet from the Oval Office, President Obama launched @POTUS, the official Twitter account of the President of the United States.

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  • Mr. Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the U.S. Department of State with Minister of of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias and U.S. Ambassador David Pearce, Athens, May 8, 2015

    U.S. Energy Special Envoy in Athens

    U.S. Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Amos Hochstein, visited Athens May 7-8 for discussions with Greek government and energy company officials.

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  • Memorial Day 2015

    The U.S. Embassy in Athens and its Consular Section, the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki, and all U.S. Government offices in Greece will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day, a U.S. national holiday.

  • Minsk Implementation

    May 18 - Assistant Secretary Nuland: "The United States’ goal here, as I said in Kyiv, is to support the full implementation of Minsk."

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    Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    The seventh round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) agreement concluded on October 3 with a press conference from lead negotiators. USTR’s Dan Mullaney and EU negotiator, Ignacio Garcia-Bercero, said progress has been made. 

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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  

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  • 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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