29 September, 2006
U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack, replying to a question on Wednesday's meeting between Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis, said that the level of Greek-American relations is excellent, while also referring to the personal relation between the two ministers.
"They have a good personal and professional relations" the spokesman said of the two ministers, adding that "relations between Greece and the United States are excellent."
McCormack further said that "a good exchange of views" took place and referred to the content of the meeting, saying that "they discussed quite a few regional, as well as bilateral issues. They spoke a little about Cyprus and about Greek-Turkish relations. They also spoke a little about Kosovo."
Lastly, the American official said that the Greek minister "raised the issue of passport visas."
Source: Athens News Agency