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US State Department Says Greece Has the Right to Enforce Law Along Borders

“The United States recognizes Greece’s right to enforce its laws along its borders,” was the American State Department's response on Sunday to the latest...

US Condemns Turkey-Libya Maritime Deal as Provocative to Greece

The US State Department condemned on Tuesday the recently signed maritime deal between Libya and Turkey as "counterproductive and provocative". Replying to a question...

USA and Greece Issue Joint Statement on Strategic Dialogue, Expanding Areas of Cooperation

JOINT STATEMENT The Governments of the United States and Greece held the second United States-Greece Strategic Dialogue in Athens, Greece, on October 7, 2019. Greek Minister...

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias to Visit Washington, Meet With Mike Pompeo

The new Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will go to Washington DC on Wednesday to meet with his counterpart in the US State Department...

Strategic Cooperation with Greece and Cyprus in “US’ Interest”

Reinforcing strategic cooperation with Greece and the Republic of Cyprus is "in the interest of the United States," said Yuri Kim, the US State Department...

Turkish President Erdogan Urges NATO to Support Ankara in Drilling Dispute off Cyprus

Speaking at NATO’s ''North Atlantic Council Mediterranean Dialogue Meeting'' held in Ankara on Monday, President Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey expects NATO to support...

State Department’s Palmer Lauds Greece as Attractive Investment Destination

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer sent a strong message to foreign investors, saying that, after the ratification of the Prespa Agreement,...

US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece

A U.S. State Department report drafted last August but released in early January of 2019 states that Greece is "a pillar of stability in...

U.S. Refutes Claims on Cyprus Militarization

United States Department of State Building in Washington, D.C. File photo The US State Department described the recent Russian claim that the United States plans...

State Department Condemns Greece over Koufontinas Furlough

The new six-day furlough granted to the convicted member of November 17 terrorist group Dimitris Koufontinas was strongly criticized by the U.S. State Department. In...

Friction in Greece-Albania Relations Not New, but Progress has been Made

The recent killing of Konstantinos Katsifas by Albanian police forces has added to the existing friction between the two neighbors. The shooting death of...

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...

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