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U.S. Neutral on Greek-Turkish Maritime Dispute

The United States has not taken any position on the recent dispute between Greece and Turkey regarding the issue of maritime borders. Asked about the Turkish warnings that it would not tolerate any extension of Greece's territorial waters, a State...

US State Department Ranks Greece Among Safest Countries for Tourists

Greece ranks among the safest countries for American tourists, according to a new system recently issued for the country's travelers by the U.S. State Department. The country was placed in Level 1 by the travel advisory program. Level 1 urges...

U.S. Wants to See Growth and Stability in Greece, Says U.S. Ambassador

The United States wants to see economic growth and stability in Greece, the U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, said on Monday at an American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce event for the New Year. “Our priority in the U.S., is to...

Warm Obama Meeting With U.S. Embassy Officials in Athens [videos]

United States President Barack Obama’s visit to Athens was closely monitored, however, there was one “secret speech” that took place far from the lights of publicity. The meeting he had with members of the United States Embassy in Greece...

U.S. Tourists to Greece Up During Obama Presidency

The arrivals of American tourists to Greece doubled during the presidency of Barack Obama, the head of Greek tourism businesses association SETE, Andreas Andreadis, said in a tweet on Tuesday. “The arrivals of Americans in our country doubled to 900,000...

Talking Trump: Obama Critical of Populist Rhetoric, but Tsipras Wants to 'Build Bridges'

U.S. President Barack Obama said that Donald Trump tapped into a "troubling" strain of rhetoric and capitalized on "anger and fear in the American population" over threats of mechanization and globalization. Speaking in Athens during a joint press conference...

Tsipras-Obama Meet; Discuss Necessity of Debt Relief for Greece

United States President Barack Obama was officially received outside the Greek presidential mansion by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos for their meeting at 1:30 p.m. An hour later, Obama walked across the street to the Maximos Mansion, the prime minister’s official...

U.S. President Obama’s Speech Cancelled at Pnyx Hill

United States President Barack Obama’s scheduled speech at the foot of the Acropolis during his visit to Athens from November 15-16 is being reconsidered due to safety concerns. The speech, initially to have taken place with the Parthenon in...

Washington Views Greek Debt as Unsustainable; Lew Calls for Restructuring

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew called on Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to push through more reforms for Greece's current bailout review. Lew made these comments while Tsakalotos was in Washington on the sidelines of an International Monetary Fund summit. Lew...

PM A. Tsipras at Concordia: Greece Remains an Anchor of Geopolitical Stability [Video: Full Speech]

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressed the Concordia Summit on Tuesday, focusing on the global challenges in which a "transnational crisis has shifted to national governments". He referenced three problems that Europe faces: the migrant crisis, a security crisis from...