US embassy on stand-by to help Americans in Greece

People stand in a queue to use ATM machines to withdraw cash at a bank in Athens on June 27, 2015The US embassy in Athens is closely monitoring the situation in Greece and preparing to help any Americans facing difficulties amid the country’s political and economic upheavals. US ambassador in Greece has been in touch with “all of his colleagues so that we can try to have a coordinated plan,” a senior US official told reporters travelling with Secretary of State John Kerry. The crisis in Greece was raised during a “fulsome” discussion between Kerry and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Vienna late Sunday when they discussed “what it might mean, where things might be headed.

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