United States Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt toasted «the 243rd anniversary of the United States of America, the foundational values we share, and the gift of Athenian democracy» during the Independence Day celebration at the embassy in Athens on Wednesday evening. The reception included national anthems of both countries performed by soprano Anastasia Zanni. In a brief…

The signing on Thursday of the Greek state’s lease with the joint venture Exxon Mobil, Total and Hellenic Petroleum (HELPE) for exploratory hydrocarbon drilling west and southwest of Crete is an important step in increasing Greece’s role as an energy hub, US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said. In a brief address during the signing…

Ο Υπουργός Εθνικής Άμυνας Ευάγγελος Αποστολάκης, την Πέμπτη 20 Ιουνίου 2019, συναντήθηκε στο γραφείο του με την Commander US 6th Fleet, Vice Admiral Lisa M. Franchetti, η οποία πραγματοποιεί επίσημη επίσκεψη στην Ελλάδα, κατόπιν πρόσκλησης του Αρχηγού ΓΕΝ, Αντιναυάρχου Νικολάου Τσούνη ΠΝ. Η Vice Admiral Lisa M. Franchetti συνοδευόταν από τον Πρέσβυ των ΗΠΑ στην Αθήνα Geoffrey Pyatt, ενώ στη συνάντηση παρέστη και ο Αρχηγός ΓΕΝ. Κατά τη συνάντηση συζητήθηκαν θέματα αμοιβαίου ενδιαφέροντος  που…

Kalimera. And thanks to Commodore Kostalas for hosting us here at NMIOTC. It’s a great honor to have General Christodoulou here with us today. As well as all my distinguished co-panelists and particularly the Ambassadors of Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic. Thank you for organizing this event, which is a welcome opportunity for celebration and…

Greece has become a «key European hub» on energy diversification and this is something that the US supports, said US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt speaking to Athens-Macedonian News Agency on the occasion of his presence at Delphi Economic Forum on Saturday. The US envoy’s interview with ANA follows: 1. What are the next steps…

Kalispera. I’ll be very brief. I’ve been to Washington twice in the past month, and one of the things you hear a lot in Washington these days is that 2018 was the most productive year in U.S.-Greece relations in the history of our modern relationship. And that accomplishment is something that is a great source…