France–Greece relations

Macron, Mitsotakis announce mutual defence pact, Greek procurement of French frigates

French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis this morning announced an historic mutual assistance defence pact and the signing of a deal for Greece to buy Belharra frigates, which will substantially upgrade the force of the Hellenic Navy.

Greek officials salute ex-French leader as ‘ally of Greece’

Greece's President, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister hailed the role of former French leader Valery Giscard d'Estaing in championing European integration and his support for Greece's accession to the European Economic Community (EEC) on the announcement of his death on Wednesday at the age of 94.