Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit the Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit the Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit the Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Why Xi Jinping drew on Greece’s ancient past to forge future ties with China

  • The Chinese president played up the two countries’ long history to frame a modern economic relationship, observers say

Topic |   Greece
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit the Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit the Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit the Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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