ATHENS — The President of the "Greece 2021" Committee, Gianna Angelopoulou-Daskalaki, had a teleconference with the US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt, in the context of the Committee's briefings of the envoys of foreign countries.
Angelopoulou presented the work of the Committee, as well as its Numismatic Programme announced on Thursday (November 12). She also referred to the numerous US proposals for the anniversary and asked Pyatt to include the activities of the US embassy in the National Events Calendar.
On his part, the American ambassador referred to the US embassy's planned actions, while both parties agreed that there was a good foundation for cooperation, due to the very good relations between the two countries, and the existence of synergies that need to be highlighted.
Both the Angelopoulou and Pyatt referred to the very active Greek community in the US, while both agreed to continue communication and exchange of ideas and programmes to better coordinate their actions.
.@GAngelopoulou and the @Greece_2021 team have terrific plans for celebrating 200 years of Greek independence! Great discussion today about how the U.S. Embassy will join celebrations and help tell the incredible story of U.S.-Greek friendship, from 1821 to today. pic.twitter.com/10PwVsDlH7
— Geoffrey Pyatt (@USAmbPyatt) November 12, 2020