Cooperation with China, Russia and the US

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spent four days in Shanghai this week promoting Greece's exit from the crisis and attracting foreign investments. He met with China's political leadership and representatives of important Chinese firms and discussed cooperation between the two nations, which is expected to deepen further with the Chinese president's visit to Athens next week. Chinese interest in Greece is not limited to Cosco in the port of Piraeus; it also pertains to Beijing's decision to include Greece in a long-term plan that has a commercial focus, but which is inevitably acquiring a geopolitical one too.

In the meantime, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias was in Russia on Wednesday in a bid to restore relations between the two countries following the expulsion last year of two Russian diplomats from Greece. The visit took place at a particularly sensitive...

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