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US congressmen urge defense secretary to scrap jet sale to Turkey

Forty-four members of the US Congress, including Greek-Americans Gus Bilirakis of the Republican party and John Sarbanes for the Democrats, have written a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging him to cancel the planned delivery of more than 100 F-35 fighter jets to Turkey.

HALC, AJC join forces in effort to bolster Cyprus security, halt sale of F-35 jets to Turkey

The Greek-American and American Jewish communities have joined forces to promote legislation in the United States that would bolster the security status of Cyprus and block the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, the executive director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC), Endy Zemenides, said in an interview with Kathimerini newspaper.

Greek-American community continues efforts to highlight Turkish aggression

As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras broaches the issue of Turkey's ongoing detention of two Greek soldiers as well as the recent spike in Turkish aggression in the Aegean Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean at a meeting of European Union leaders, in Washington the Greek-American community continues its efforts to highlight Ankara's provocations.

Trump’s Greek-American Chief of Staff: With God’s Help we will change the world! (VIDEO)


The Greek-American Chairman of the Republican National Committee and President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff Reince Priebus was honored by the Greek-American community on Thursday, just one day before the inauguration of Donald Trump.