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AHI Releases Annual Policy Statements; Positions Advocate for the Rule of Law

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WASHINGTON, DC — The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) announced the release of its updated Policy Statements today. The policy statements discuss issues affecting the Greek American community as they pertain to United States relations with Greece, Cyprus, and Turkey. In addition, the statements include in its appendices AHI’s fact sheet detailing Greece’s contributions to United States interests in the eastern Mediterranean and to NATO and other resources, including full-length statements from government officials. 

“We strongly urge everyone to utilize the policy statements to their full potential, educating policymakers and creating awareness of the issues to the community at-large,” AHI President Nick Larigakis said. “The positions presented advocate for the application of the rule of law and are in the best interests of the United States. We also sincerely thank the large number of organizations that have endorsed the policy statements.”

The policy statements are approved by several membership-based organizations including:

    1. American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA)
    2. American Hellenic Council of California
    3. Armenian National Committee of America
    4. Cyprus Federation of America
    5. Evrytanian Association of America “Velouchi”
    6. Hellenic American National Council (HANC)
    7. Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC)
    8. International Coordination Committee-Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA)
    9. Pancretan Association of America
    10. Pan-Pontian Federation of U.S.A and Canada
    11. Panepirotic Federation of America
    12. United Chios Societies of America and Canada



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



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