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Florida Rep. Gus Bilirakis Highlights Importance of Greece as Energy Hub

On Monday, Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis hailed the Greece-US energy alliance and noted that what is good for Greece, Cyprus, and Israel is also good for the US. In a video message to the 33rd Greek Economic Summit taking place...

Rep. Pappas Spearheads Bipartisan Call to Restrict F-16 Sales to Turkey

Newly reelected Greek-American Representative Chris Pappas leads a bipartisan effort in Congress to impose restrictions on the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. Pappas and more than twenty U.S. Representatives are calling on Congress to retain—in the final version...

Representatives Gus Bilirakis, Chris Pappas Reelected in US Midterms

Greek-American Representatives Gus Bilirakis and Chris Pappas were reelected in the US midterm elections in Florida and New Hampshire, respectively. With almost all votes counted, Republican Bilirakis won 70.5 percent of the vote in Florida's District 12. His opponent, Democrat...

Republicans ‘Do Not Support’ Sale of F-16s to Turkey, Rep. Bilirakis Says

Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis, (R-FL) said on Wednesday that Republicans have not supported the F-16 sale to Turkey, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed. According to Reuters, Erdogan who is in New York for the UN General Assembly meeting, said...

Bipartisan Call in the US Congress to Increase IMET Assistance for Greece

A bipartisan call to increase the International Military Education and Training (IMET) assistance to Greece and Cyprus was launched at the US Congress on Wednesday. Hellenic Caucus Co-Chair Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), alongside Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), and Hellenic...

Bilirakis’ Initiative to Stop Sale of F-16’s to Turkey

Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis, (R-FL) along with Hellenic Caucus Co-Chair Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH), led a group of colleagues in writing a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently opposing US plans to sell...

Athens Hails Adoption of the U.S.-Greece Defense Act

Greece hailed on Thursday the overwhelming and bipartisan passage of the US-Greece Defense and Interparliamentary Partnership Act by the U.S. Congress earlier in the week. Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias stated "I would especially like to express our gratitude to...

Mitsotakis Talks Greece with Greek-American US Rep. Gus Bilirakis

Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a meeting on Monday with visiting Greek-American US congressman Gus Bilirakis, in which they discussed Greece's role as a factor of stability in the Mediterranean. The meeting between the PM and the US representative confirmed...

U.S. Congressman Gus Bilirakis Awarded Honorary Doctorate in Greece

The University of West Attica, one of Athens' premiere educational institutions, offered an honorary doctorate to Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis at a ceremony in the Greek capital on Tuesday. "It was a tremendous honor to get the honorary doctorate. It...

Cyprus Gains Momentum in US Politics; UN Calls on Turkey to Reverse Course

The Cyprus issue is gaining momentum in US politics after the latest provocation by Turkey to announce the reopening of part of Varosha