Greece is keen to court investment as it continues to rebuild its economy. Photo: Reuters

Why Greece’s new government is likely to stay close to China

  • The New Democracy party of newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis started the process of building a closer relationship with Beijing over a decade ago
  • Outgoing Syriza government made Greece the first developed nation to sign up for the Belt and Road Initiative
Topic |   China-EU relations

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Greece is keen to court investment as it continues to rebuild its economy. Photo: Reuters
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Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Greece election: new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in, vows end to ‘painful’ era

  • The election on Sunday was the first since Greece emerged from three international bailouts
  • Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the new PM, has vowed to abide by his campaign pledges to cut taxes, attract investment and improve the job market
Topic |   Greece

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Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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