Important agreements signed between Greece and China

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Posted on May 13, 2017, 12:21 pm
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Agreements between Greece and China on energy, infrastructure and telecommunications signed in Beijing will begin to “run” directly, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday in his speech at the 2nd Greek-Chinese Cities Forum, while making proposals for expanding cooperation on culture, tourism, education, agricultural and industrial production.

The prime minister referred to his meeting with the President of China and their agreement to work together in order to make Piraeus the largest, the strongest, the most important port of the Mediterranean, and underlined: “I believe it is of paramount importance to highlight the role of the city of Piraeus as a basic hub of the silk road and one of the most critical stations of world trade, and in this direction the Municipality of Piraeus has a primary and essential role to play.”

He also said that the direct connection between Athens and Beijing as of September will increase the number of Chinese tourists in Greece:

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