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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Gets Symbolic Gift in China

Chinese leader Li Keqiang gave Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a bicycle as a gift on Tuesday. The present had symbolic value with Keqiang stating that bilateral relations are like a two-wheeled vehicle. "Our relations with China are like a...

Tsipras Points to COSCO Deal As a New Phase for Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras signed a deal with Chinese shipping giant COSCO on Monday in an effort to "help the country stand on its feet." Addressing a business forum in Beijing, Tsipras said that "we are sending a...

Chinese Premier Expresses Hope for Success in Greek Talks

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang expressed hope on Wednesday for a successful outcome in negotiations between the Greek government and creditors, so that the country remains in the Eurozone. The Chinese Premier also expressed support for the process of European integration, saying...

Beijing Hopes Greece Will Soon Exit the Crisis

The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang noted that he has not been informed on whether his country would provide assistance to Greece, while he expressed the hope that Greece can overcome its debt crisis soon. According to Reuters, Lu...

Chinese Premier Invites Greek PM Tsipras to Visit China

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Wednesday telephoned Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to congratulate him on his election and extended Tsipras an invitation to visit China. Government sources said that the Chinese Premier promised Tsipras to work toward further extending...

Greek PM Communicates Via Telephone with Chinese Premier

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras communicated via telephone with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. Sources said that the Chinese prime minister expressed satisfaction over the amicable settlement reached between Piraeus Port Authority S.A. and Cosco that leads to additional investments...

Greece Clears Way for '21st Century Maritime Silk Road'

The heads of state and government of 16 Central and Eastern European countries, as well as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, are on their way to Belgrade for the summit meeting that takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday regarding the expansion...

Greek PM Meets With his Chinese Counterpart in Milan

The good level of communication and the strong economic ties between their countries were confirmed earlier today by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, who met on the sidelines of the European Union-Asia Summit Meeting....

Greek Businesses in Beijing

Greece is awaiting the godsend Chinese investments, which were arranged after the recent visit of Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and his meeting with his Greek counterpart Antonis Samaras. It appears, however, that several Greek entrepreneurs have decided not to...

With Chinese Gone, Samaras Presses Reforms

Fresh off a triumphant visit from Chinese peer Li Keqiang, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras now is going to turn his attention to domestic matters, including pushing through reforms he pledged to international lenders. Li and Samaras talked about developing...