U.S. Congressional Delegation Visited Crete
On September 20-23, 2015, U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise, U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip and Representative for the State of Louisiana, led the visit of a U.S. congressional delegation to Athens and Chania, Greece. The delegation met with the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos, with a wide range of Greek contacts, and visited the Naval Support Activity at Souda Bay, Crete.
Accompanying Congressman Scalise on the official visit to Greece were Congressman Henry Cuellar from Texas, Congressman Lynn Westmoreland from Georgia, Congressman Patrick Meehan from Pennsylvania, Congresswoman Kristi Noem from South Dakota, Congresswoman Martha Roby from Alabama, and Congressman Mike Bishop from Michigan.
The delegation met September 21 with President Pavlopoulos to discuss energy, economic developments, security, and migration issues as part of a wide-ranging discussion on topics of bilateral and regional interest. On September 22, the delegation concluded their visit to Greece with briefings at the Naval Support Activity at Souda Bay, Crete.