Launch of New Congressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance
Reps. Bilirakis and Deutch Launch Congressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance
Congressmen Gus Bilirakis and Ted Deutch, both of Florida, hosted a reception that launched the Congressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance on February 13, 2013, bringing together Members of Congress, the Greek, Cypriot and Israeli Embassies, interested organizations and the public. This new-formed caucus highlights the strong relationship, the growing cooperation and the multi-level partnership between Israel, Greece and Cyprus.
Ambassador Michael Oren Hosts New Hellenic-Israel Caucus
The Israeli Εmbassy in Washington hosted a dinner on the occasion of the launch of the Congressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance. Attending the reception, were the Greek Ambassador, Christos Panagopoulos, together with Olympia Neocleous, the Charge D'Affaires at the Cyprus Embassy in Washington, D.C., as well as lawmakers including Reps. John Sarbanes (D-Md.), Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), Dina Titus and Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the senior Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, members of the American Jewish, Greek American and Cypriot American communities.