US embassy: kicking at renovation – Politics



"The US promises to support Greece, which comes from the adjustment program, we have an interest in the economic success of Greece and its role as regional stability pole, this is the message," said US Ambassador Jeffrey Paith, on the sidelines of the opening ceremony for the expansion and renovation of the American embassy building in Athens.

"It is a very important week for Greek-American relations," said Mr Pajat, because the US is a respected country at the Thessaloniki International Fair and will be present with senior officials – a very important year for bilateral relations, which , versatile in the fields of defense, energy, investment, culture and education.

With regard to this year, the American ambassador emphasized that this is an extremely important year, as Greece returns to economic growth, but it is also an important year for US involvement. "It is the year in which we see the TAP gas pipeline rising, we see the growth of our defense relations, the steady increase of US investment, big projects in the tourism sector and we see the Thessaloniki exhibition as the only opportunity to promote Greece as it returns in economic growth, "he said.

The American embassy will today, Wednesday 5 September 2018, herald the project to renovate it.

The American embassy will today, Wednesday 5 September 2018, herald the project to renovate it.