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US president hails Greek-American community at independence day celebration

"The United States - and all of Western civilization - has been profoundly shaped by the extraordinary achievements of the Greek people, stretching all the way back to ancient times," US President Donald Trump said on Monday, speaking at the annual celebration of Greece's independence from Ottoman rule at the White House.

The influence of Greek Americans and relations with Turkey

The presence of the Greek-American community is an intrinsic factor in any equation that concerns Greece. The power of the diaspora - which is sometimes evident publicly and officially and, at others, discreetly - should not be discounted by any party who poses a direct or indirect threat to Greece or Cyprus.

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