Greek Migration Min Has Series of Meetings in Washington

WASHINGTON – Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarachi had a series of meetings while visiting Washington, according to an announcement on Wednesday.

Mitarachi met with Assistant Secretary for International Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security Serena Hoy, with Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Erika Olson and later with Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Julietta Valls Noyes.

Additionally, he visited the World Bank’s headquarters where he met with Global Director for Social Protection and Jobs Mihal Rutkowski and finally, prior to his departure for Athens, he will attend a working dinner with diplomat and politician of Greek descent, John Negroponte.


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O oceanic you sing and sail White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors You who loved the distant Sporades You who lifted the tallest flags You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves Hail to you who let yourself be charmed by the sirens Hail to you for never having been afraid of the Symplegades (Andreas Empeirikos)   What traveler has not been fascinated by the Greek islands, drawn by the Sirens’ song of a traveler’s dreams? TNH and our video show ‘Mission’ marked the change of the season by transporting viewers into the heart of summer.

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