They fell today the signatures for the renewal of their defense agreement between Greece and the USA. The statements of the Foreign Ministers of the two countries preceded, with Anthony Blinken to make a special reference to Giannis Antetoukounbo.
“This is a dialogue between governments, but the friendship that unites us, the friendship between the United States and Greece, is of course broader,” he said. It actually lives in the hearts of our people. Millions of Americans are blessed with Greek heritage. Millions more have made unforgettable trips to Greece to experience the legendary Greek hospitality “.
“Every day, Greeks and Americans work and study together, engage in trade, enjoy each other’s food and culture,” said the US Secretary of State.
At this point he referred to Giannis Antetokounbo, saying: “I think a basketball player known to a few Americans for the Milwaukee Bucks is now probably one of the most famous athletes not only in our country but around the world. Known to everyone simply as John.
He managed to win the championship thanks to his remarkable talent, hard work and determination.. And that just reminds us that he followed the example of other Greeks who came to the United States. “