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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Speaks to Greek Foreign Minister

A US State Department spokesman told the press late on Monday that the new Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, spoke with Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Dendias today. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Dendias emphasized their commitment to further strengthening U.S.-Greece...

Erdogan’s Move on Hagia Sophia a “Deep Affront to Christians Around the World”

American officials reacted angrily on Friday to the decree by Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to change Hagia Sophia's status from a museum and World Heritage site to a mosque.  The leadership of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued...

Kerry: U.S. Will Remain Committed to Cyprus and Its People

The U.S. strongly agrees with the leaders in Cyprus that a just and lasting solution for Cyprus will not only have an enormously positive impact on the island, it will lift up the entire region, U.S. Secretary of State...