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July 13, 2009

Congresswoman Dina Titus congratulates Greece on the opening of the New Acropolis Museum

Posted at 12:46 pm in New Acropolis Museum

US Congresswoman Dina Titus has congratulated Greece on the opening of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens, after representing her country at its inauguration.

Hellenic News of America

Titus Welcomes Greek Ambassador, Highlights Opening of Acropolis Museum

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s Third District and a member of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus spoke on the House floor this morning to welcome the new Ambassador of Greece to the United States and congratulate Greece on the opening of the Acropolis Museum. Below are her remarks as delivered. To watch her speech on the House floor, click here.

“I rise today to welcome the new ambassador from Greece to Washington. Ambassador Vassilis Kaskarelis has a long and distinguished diplomatic career, having represented Greece at the U.N., NATO, and the E.U., among other posts.
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May 25, 2009

Support in US Congress for return of Parthenon Marbles

Posted at 5:38 pm in Elgin Marbles

US Congressman Donald Payne has introduced a bill supporting the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Greek News Online

Community: Members of Congress Express Support for Greek Issues
Posted on Monday, May 25 @ 13:59:55 EDT by greek_news
Washington D.C., By Irene Zoupaniotis

Thirty four key Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 10 key U.S. Senators participated and briefed the delegates of the 25th Annual Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference. Most of the members of Congress expressed strong support to the communities concerns on Cyprus, the Macedonian issue and the Ecumenical Patriarchate. The list of the speakers included some of the most powerful congressional figures, suck as, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) who is the Senate Assistant Majority Leader, House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Chairman Howard Berman (D-CA), European Subcommittee’s Chairman Congressman Robert Wexler, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair, European Affairs Subcommittee, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and others.
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