Pyatt thanks Mattis for supporting US alliance with Greece


US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has thanked Secretary of Defense James Mattis in a tweet “for your strong support for our alliance with Greece.”

Pyatt’s comment came after Wednesday’s meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels and talks between Mattis and Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Thursday morning. 

On Thursday, Pyatt  joins US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell for talks in Ankara.