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AHI Welcomes New Greek Ambassador to U.S. to Hellenic House
October 10, 2012—No. 66 (202) 785-8430

AHI Welcomes New Greek Ambassador to U.S. to Hellenic House

WASHINGTON, DC —Greece’s new Ambassador to the United States, Christos Panagopoulos, visited American Hellenic Institute’s (AHI’s) Hellenic House on October 5, 2012.

“We were honored to welcome Ambassador Panagopoulos to Hellenic House,” AHI President Nick Larigakis said. “We appreciated the substantive discussion we had on issues of importance to the community about Greece. We look forward to growing our relationship in the effort to strengthen U.S. relations with Greece and in the pursuit of our common goals and objectives.”

AHI Founder Gene Rossides joined AHI President Larigakis for the meeting with Ambassador Panagopoulos.

Ambassador Panagopoulos presented his credentials to President Barack Obama on September 19, 2012.

Eugene Rossides, Ambassador Christos Panagopoulos, and Nick Larigakis at the Hellenic House.


The American Hellenic Institute is an independent non-profit Greek American public policy center that works to strengthen relations between the United States and Greece and Cyprus, and within the Greek American community.


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