U.S Department of State
Morgan Ortagus Department Spokesperson
October 5, 2019
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos in Athens. Secretary Pompeo and Defense Minister Panagiotopoulos discussed bilateral security cooperation further bolstered by the U.S.-Greece Mutual Defense Agreement. The Secretary conveyed U.S. appreciation for Greece’s vital contributions as a NATO Ally and for meeting the two percent spending commitment.