Embassy of the United States, Athens

US embassy cancels annual Independence Day events in Athens, Thessaloniki

The US embassy in Athens will not be hosting its annual Independence Day celebration in July, in line with Greek regulations enacted to counter the spread of Covid-19, Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said on Tuesday.

In a letter, the ambassador expressed the hope that the two countries would be able to celebrate their 200-year friendship at the event of 2021.

US embassy cancels annual Independence Day events in Athens,Thessaloniki

The US embassy in Athens will not be hosting its annual Independence Day celebration in July, in line with Greek regulations enacted to counter the spread of Covid-19, Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said on Tuesday.

In a letter, the ambassador expressed the hope that the two countries would be able to celebrate their 200-year friendship at the event of 2021.

US Embassy donates PPE to Hellenic Police

The US Embassy in Athens has bolstered the Hellenic Police's defenses against the coronavirus with a donation of masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment.

Monday's donation, which included 15,000 gloves and 8,200 face masks, was personally delivered by US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt to the chief of the Hellenic Police (ELAS), Lieutenant General Michael Karamalakis.

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