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In a resolution on the occasion of the 198th anniversary of Greek independence, the US Senate has emphasized Greece's geostrategic significance and hailed the enhanced framework of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
The resolution, signed by 27 Senators, noted Greece's dedication through time to the values of democracy and freedom.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras insisted on Friday after the European Union summit in Brussels that despite Europe's difficulties, Greece has, through the sacrifices of its people, upgraded its prestige and its role in international developments and has surprised its EU partners with the performance of its economy.
Despite the draconian austerity adopted during an eight-year bailout program to keep the country's debt-laden economy afloat, the quality of tap water reaching Greek households remains one of the best in the world, officials told Xinhua in recent interviews on the occasion of of the World Water Day on Friday.