Thessaloniki’s Boutaris Meets with US Ambassador Pyatt, Consul General Pfleger

August 30, 2018

THESSALONIKI – Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris met on Wednesday with the US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt and Consul General in Thessaloniki Gregory Pfleger ahead of the city’s international trade fair at which the United States is the honored country.

The diplomats highlighted that the US is giving particular weight to having good ties with Greece as reflected in the large number of American companies participating in the fair, along with the presence of high ranking American government officials.

Boutaris also briefed the diplomats on progress made on the construction of Holocaust museum in the western part of Thessaloniki.


ATHENS - Greece confirmed 23,340 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 53 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Tuesday.

Top Stories


ANKARA - Turkey's swiveling between offering diplomacy or gunboats and demands that Greece take troops off its islands near Turkey's coast is roiling the waters between the countries and plans to hunt for energy.

United States

NEW YORK – Grammy-nominated artist Eric Alexandrakis announced his latest release due out on February 1, titled Good Girls Never Waltz With Me, another new genre-bending addition to his critically acclaimed TERRA series of releases.

General News

ATHENS – Five members of the World Hellenic Interparliamentary Association (WHIA), with Rhode Island State Senator Leonidas Raptakis as head of the group, visited Evros on January 12-13.


Despite Huge Volcano Blast, Tonga Avoids Widespread Disaster

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru.