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Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis to Address US Congress

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will address a Joint Meeting of the US Congress on May 17 following an invitation from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Mitsotakis who will be meeting with the President of the United States Joe...

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...

NATO Chief Tells Putin to “Stop This War” as Military Alliance Strengthens

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to “immediately” stop the war in Ukraine, adding that efforts to undermine the alliance had failed. “President Putin must stop this war immediately (and) engage in diplomacy in...

Ukraine’s Zelensky Appeals to US Congress: “I Call On You to Do More”

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky delivered a virtual address via video to members of the US Congress on Wednesday. “Right now the destiny of our country is being decided, the destiny of our people,” he told Senators and Representatives. The Ukrainian president...

Government Shutdown: White House Prepares its Federal Agencies

The White House has begun advising its federal agencies to be ready for the possibility of a government shutdown. In what would be the first government shutdown of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden Administration's Office of Management and Budget has...

Members of US Congress Urge UN to Stop Turkey’s Varosha Plans

Nineteen members of the US Congress have signed a letter addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urging action against Turkey's and Turkish Cypriot attempts to reopen Varosha. Varosha is the southern part of Famagusta that has been fenced off...

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

Malliotakis Introduces Bill Banning BLM Flags at US Embassies

Republican Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis has introduced a bill that would ban flying BLM flags at US embassies and other diplomatic posts.

Gus Bilirakis Named Florida’s Most Bipartisan Congressman

Gus Bilirakis, a Greek-American from Palm Harbor, Florida, was named the state's most bipartisan Congressman on Monday.

Freshman Congresswoman Malliotakis Named to Foreign Affairs Subcommittee

New York Republican Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11), from Staten Island, has been appointed a ranking member of a newly-formed Foreign Affairs Subcommittee, according to an announcement from her office on Wednesday. The first-generation American was named Ranking Member on the Subcommittee...