US Senator Menendez welcomes Tsounis’ candidacy as ambassador to Greece during hearing

The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations convened on Wednesday for the hearing of the candidacy of Greek-American businessman George Tsounis as US ambassador to Greece.

Addressing Tsounis, Committe Chairman Bob Menendez said that if his proposed appointment is ratified, he will inherit the strongest Greek-American relations in history.

Menendez told Tsounis that “you know Greece and the region’s dynamics well” and expressed his confidence in Tsounis’ abilities to take Greek-US relations into the new era.