Trump: ‘Greece Is the Cradle of Western Civilization’

‘We do indeed have a tremendous heritage ... perhaps for this reason America’s friendship with the Greek people has been long and enduring’


TRUMP: "But I'm honored to welcome Prime Minister Tsipras to -- from -- of Greece. And he -- he's a special man who has done a very special job. We're grateful to the prime minister and to his entire delegation for visiting us today at the White House. Greece is the cradle of western civilization, so true, of democracy, literature, philosophy, science and so much else. America looks on that glorious heritage with wonder and with awe. You do indeed have a tremendous heritage, Mr. Prime Minister."

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