Top US official due here for talks

US Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg will be the first member of President Barack Obama’s administration to have a meeting with Greek officials in Greece, sources said yesterday. Steinberg will be in Athens for a meeting of the international invitation-only club, the Bilderberg Group, which begins today and runs until Saturday. Sources said that Steinberg is due to meet with Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis. Steinberg is to pay a visit to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia immediately after his trip to Athens.(ekathimerini, 5.14.2009)

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