Rep. Maloney and 45 Members of Congress Urge Secretary Rice to Continue Assistance to Greece
"Greece is an important friend and ally to our country, and it is imperative that we help its citizens in their time of need," said Rep. Maloney. "As Co-Chair of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus, I will be working with my colleagues and with the Administration to ensure that we assist Greece in the recovery and rebuilding process."
Established in 1996, the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues works to foster and improve relations between the United States and Greece. The Caucus brings a renewed congressional focus on key diplomatic, military, and human rights issues in a critical part of the world. The members of the Caucus introduce legislation, arrange briefings on current events, and disseminate information to interested parties. The topics on which the Caucus focuses include U.S. aid to Greece and Cyprus, the conflict in Cyprus, U.S. relations with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the status of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and developments in the Aegean. In the 110th Congress, the Caucus has more than 130 members.