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AHI Welcomes Former Greek Interior Minister to Hellenic House
March 29, 2013—No. 25 (202) 785-8430

AHI Welcomes Former Greek Interior Minister to Hellenic House

WASHINGTON, DC — Greece’s former minister of Interior, Decentralization and E-Governance, Ioannis Ragkousis, visited the American Hellenic Institute’s Hellenic House on March 27, 2013. His visit to the United States was under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. 

“We were pleased to welcome former Minister Ragkousis to Hellenic House,” AHI President Nick Larigakis said. “We appreciated learning about his visit and the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program.”

In addition to Larigakis, AHI Board Secretary Nicholas G. Karambelas attended the meeting.  Ms. Maria Spanos, a Greek language interpreter, accompanied Mr. Ragkousis.

From left: Nick Karambelas, Maria Spanos, Ioannis Ragkousis, Nick Larigakis.


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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