Wednesday, November 19, 2008

U.S. Almost Ready to Extend Visa Waiver Status to Greece

Bush administrationʼs silent acknowledgment of its failure to blackmail Athens over NATO veto

Athens.- With the U.S. election over and the Republican administration almost out of the White House, to keep Greece out of the visa waiver program doesnʼt serve any purpose for the Bush Administration. A wire service story on Friday quoting a top US official in Brussels as saying Washington wants to include more countries in the US visa waiver program before the upcoming Jan. 20 administration changeover generated increased scrutiny in Athens, given that Greece was prominently left out of the recent batch of inductees.

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