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Bakoyannis Awarded by AHEPA

ahepaa3(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis has been awarded the 2009 Pericles Award by the American Hellenic Educational and Progressive Association (AHEPA) during the latter’s 87th annual congress in San Francisco.  In a written message to the congress, Bakoyannis thanked for the great honour and expressed her profound regret for not attending the ceremony.  “AHEPA represents millions of Greeks from abroad and it has played a wonderful role in cultivating and strengthening bilateral relations between Greece and the United States” stressed Bakoyannis and reassured that Greece is really proud for the achievements of the Greek American Community.  Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Address of FM Bakoyannis at AHEPA’s 87th Annual Supreme Convention – Minister honored with the 2009 Pericles Award (photo from a previous meeting)