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US President Obama chats with Varoufakis in White House

US Presidents do not normally meet and chat with finance ministers. However US President Barack Obama broke the protocol and had an informal chat with Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis during a reception hosted at the White House in order to honor Greece’ Independence Day. Certainly a powerful gesture of …

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President Obama calls PM Tsipras to congratulate and offer support

US President Barack Obama called Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Wednesday afternoon to congratulate him on his election victory. “The United States will stand to help Greek government to escape the politics of austerity,” the US President assured the new Prime Minister of Greece and that “this  support will be expressed in …

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President Obama Celebrated Greek Indepence Day with “Kalispera”

US President Barack Obama hosted a reception at the White House to celebrate the 191th anniversary of the Greek Independence Day. Hundreds of diaspora Greeks were invitedto the reception and President Obama opened his speech with a Greek “Kalispera” ( “Good evening”), according to Athens News Agency Greek media reported. …

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