Defence Minister Venizelos on Wednesday met with a visiting four-member US Congressional delegation
Venizelos briefed the US House of Representatives members on Greece’s positions concerning regional issues, NATO’s reorganisation, the situation in Libya and the Arab world in general, as well as the Greek military presence in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and the Horn of Africa region. They were also briefed on issues concerning the Greek economy and its prospects.
The US Congressional delegation, which included Michael Turner (R-ΟΗ), Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), Doug Lamborn (R-CO) and Steve King (R-IA), was accompanied by US ambassador to Greece Daniel Bennett Smith.