Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews a guard of honour during a wreath-laying ceremony at the monument of the unknown soldier in Athens. Photo: AFP

Xi Jinping hails Greece deals as model for Chinese cooperation with Europe

  • Chinese president and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sign 16 deals, including extradition treaty and investment agreements
  • Greeks promise to ‘overcome any obstacles’ to Chinese firm’s plans to develop Port of Piraeus
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews a guard of honour during a wreath-laying ceremony at the monument of the unknown soldier in Athens. Photo: AFP
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Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ was elected on a promise to transform Greece into a hub for foreign investment. Photo: Reuters

Greece set to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping as EU, US look on with concern

  • Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be keen to secure Chinese investment without upsetting his allies in Brussels, Washington
  • Xi is expected to visit Cosco-run port of Piraeus and witness the opening of a new Bank of China branch in Athens
Topic |   Xi Jinping

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Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ was elected on a promise to transform Greece into a hub for foreign investment. Photo: Reuters
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