The Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister Yiorgos Nikitiadis travelled to New York City to meet, on Friday with US Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine). The US Senator was optimistic about the Greek economic crisis and stated that the country will soon overcome its problems.
The long-time Maine Republican, who is of Greek origin, also noted that “fortitude and persistence” is necessary for Athens to achieve its goals, ones leading Greece to economic growth.
Nikitiadis thanked Snowe for her unwavering support for Athens, and remained in the US metropolis for a series of meetings with major travel agencies and Greek-American groups. He also spoke at the graduation ceremony of the Agios Demetrios High School in Astoria, NYC, the only Greek-language high school in the United States.