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Greek PM Mitsotakis Receives Warm Welcome at State Department Reception

US Vice President Michael Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a warm welcome to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at a State...

Trump Says Christian Massacres by Turkey Were Not Genocide; Defies Congress on Armenian Genocide

The State Department said in a statement Tuesday that the Senate's resolution formally recognizing Turkey's genocide of the Armenian people does not change the...

US Says Turkey's Drilling Off Cyprus Highly Provocative; Calls for a Halt

The US Department of State called on Turkey to halt drilling off Cyprus, a day after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the...

State Department Human Rights Report Highlights Greek Failings

The annual State Department report on the state of human rights across the globe, which was released on Wednesday, points to several challenges facing...

State Department Congratulates Greece on Prespa Accord

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan spoke on Tuesday with Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos and North Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, congratulating...

US Urged to End Arms Export Restrictions on Cyprus

A ongoing ban on arms sales to Cyprus by the U.S. has been criticized by the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) in a new briefing...

State Department Condemns Transfer of Greek Terrorist to Prison Farm

The US State Department has condemned "in the strongest terms" the transfer of November 17 hitman Dimitris Koufodinas to a prison farm near Volos...

U.S. Presses Turkey on Hagia Sophia and Halki School

The United States issued its annual religious freedom report on Tuesday, slamming allies and foes alike for their shortcomings. In the 2016 report Turkey is...

State Department Issues Europe Travel Alert During Holiday Season

The U.S. Department of State issued on Monday a travel alert for Europe during the holiday season. The alert expires on February 20, 2017. The...

Turkey Should Respect Hagia Sophia Tradition, Says State Dept. Spokesperson

Turkey should respect the traditions in regards to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing...

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Europe After Terrorist Attacks

The U.S. Department of State issued a travel warning for U.S. citizens who are in Europe or plan to travel to Europe in light...

US State Department Hosts Greek Career Center Directors

The US State Department will be hosting a group of five directors from newly-formed Greek university career centers on a cultural exchange called the...

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