USA: Pompeo, Pence host reception for Greek PM at State Department

8 января 2020 г. 15:57

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Vice President Mike Pence hosted a reception, welcoming Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, at the Department of State in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. During the reception, Pompeo vowed to support Greece «as a leader in Europe,» noting that Greece «is truly showing all of Europe the way forward on economic prosperity.» Pence commended what he described as the «unbreakable bond» between Greece and the US. Mitsotakis echoed Pence's sentiments, saying that he was «very proud to be leading Greece into these historic times for our bilateral relations.» «I was very glad to hear your re-affirming what should be a very obvious fact that Greece was, is and will remain the most reliable ally that the United States will have in this part of the world,» added the Greek prime minister. Mitsotakis is on a four-day visit to the US. On Tuesday, he met with US President Donald Trump.

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