Blinken: ‘Time and again, Greece has stood on the right side of history’


US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has issued the following statement on the occasion of Greece's Independence Day:

"On behalf of the Government and people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Greece and Greeks around the world as you celebrate the 202nd anniversary of the founding of the Hellenic Republic.

As I reflect on the previous year, I am proud to say that the partnership between the United States and Greece and the ties between our peoples have never been stronger. The United States views Greece as an indispensable partner and NATO Ally at a time of unparalleled global challenges.

Time and again, Greece has stood on the right side of history, demonstrated most recently by its ongoing vital support to Ukraine more than one year after Moscow launched its brutal and unprovoked full-scale invasion that has claimed countless...

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