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Greek riot police officers secure the statue of US President Harry S. Truman after protesters against the visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, threw paint in central Athens, Saturday. Pompeo is in Greece on the last leg of a four-nation European tour that has been overshadowed by the impeachment inquiry in Washington. [Michael Varaklas/AP]
Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is travelling to Washington DC for the first time since taking office, to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, with whom he will discuss bilateral and regional issues on Wednesday.
Dendias is also scheduled to meet with National Security Adviser John Bolton and Senator Bob Menendez.
Attica Security's Anti-Drugs Squad unraveled an international drug trafficking ring, arresting two men and seizing 83 kilos of heroin during a raid in central Athens, according to state-run news agency ANA-MPA.
The gang imported drugs from Turkey and then sold them in Greece or redirected them in other EU countries.