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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Bilirakis Meets with Key Leader of Greek Parliament to Discuss Potential for Greater Partnership

November 30, 2017
Press Release

For Immediate Release

Press Contact:

Summer Robertson 727-232-2921

Washington, DC:   Congressman Gus Bilirakis is pleased to report on the informative and productive meeting he participated in this week with the Honorable Vassilis Kikilias, Member of Hellenic Parliament and spokesman for Greece’s conservative party, New Democracy (see attached photo).  As Co-Chair of the Congressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance, Congressman Bilirakis is always seeking to leverage partnership opportunities between our strongest allies in the Eastern Mediterranean: Greece, Cyprus and Israel.  The two leaders engaged in a meaningful discussion about Greece’s increasing role in protecting Western security interests and the development of greater energy cooperation between allied nations.

Mr. Kikilias holds an important leadership position within the government of Greece, and represents a strong voice for the future of the country. I appreciate his clear vision for ensuring a path to economic prosperity, improving security within the region and partnering with the United States to enhance energy production.  I look forward to continuing to work with him to strengthen the mutually beneficial alliance between our two great countries , said Congressman Bilirakis.