Remarks By President Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, and Prime Minister Mitsotakis Of Greece at a Reception Honoring Greek American Relations

16 May 2022

The White House states the following

And, sadly, we have both discussed, including at the Summit for Democracies last year, that democracy is more under assault today than — including in the United States — than any time in the recent past.

But the Greek people know, just as the American people do, that freedom and democracy are worth sacrificing for. Just as the ideals of the ancient Athenians inspired America’s founders, the American Revolution, I’m presumptuous to say, helped inspire Greek patriots to fight for their own independence over 201 years ago.

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