Menendez: Greece an ‘ideal partner’ for the US



The destinies of Greece and the United States have always been connected on the basis of freedom, democracy and the rule of law and the relationship between them has never been stronger, the chair of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee told an audience in Athens on Thursday evening.


“Greece is on the cusp of a great and exciting future,” Senator Bob Menendez, in Athens at the invitation of the Greece 2021 Committee, said. “We have come so far in such a short time … and there are no limits to what we can do together,”


In an address at the Acropolis Museum, Menendez said: “Rest assured, I have stood and will stand by Greece through all times.”


In an address interspersed with references to Greece and its commitment to independence and democracy, Menendez referred to Greece’s celebrations of the bicentennial of the War of Independence against the Ottomans.


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