The United States Navy’s “Carson City”, a spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship, docked at Syros island on Friday for a scheduled port visit.
In a tweet about the event, US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt thanked governor Giorgos Hatzimarkos for the region’s “strong support to the US-Greece alliance” and to the mayor of Syros Giorgos Marangos for welcoming the ship’s crew.
Τhe ambassador tweeted:
— Geoffrey Pyatt (@USAmbGreece) 16 March 2018
In a related message, the US Embassy tweeted, “We’re pleased to have USNS Carson City visiting Syros. It is a visible symbol of how we are deepening our military relationship with Greece, a pillar of stability in the region.”