Greece and China have signed a joint statement on Strengthening the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership it was announced Monday.
The announcement came as Chinese President Xi Jinping paid an official visit to Athens during which he met with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
Below is the full statement.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis opened on Thursday the proceedings of a committee that will oversee preparations to mark the bicentenary of the 19th-century Greek revolt against Ottoman Turkey that led to the creation of the modern state, saying the event will be "an opportunity for reflection" and to "become re-acquainted" with Greek history and identity.
Greece and Israel are on the same page regarding the situation in the wider region and on the need to find "new ways" to further increase military cooperation between the two countries, according to Israeli diplomatic sources' comments following visiting Foreign Minister Israel Katz's round of talks in Athens Thursday.
Israel's Foreign Minister Israel Katz is in Greece for an official two-day visit, the embassy announced Wednesday.
According to the Greek foreign ministry, Katz will meet with Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias at 1.15 p.m. on Thursday, with talks focusing on defense and energy issues. They will also discuss the latest developments in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.
The Parliament speaker and his deputies convened for a second day on Friday in an ongoing bid to appoint the country's new judicial leadership.
The choice of Supreme Court President is to be made from six current vice presidents: Angeliki Aliferopoulou, Giorgos Lekkas, Pinelope Zontanou, Iosif Tsalaganidis, Irini Kalou and Dimitra Kokotini.
Three top judicial officials - Iosif Tsalaganidis, Pinelopi Zontanou and Angeliki Aliferopoulou - were short-listed on Thursday for the position of Supreme Court president following a session by Parliament's speaker and his deputies.
The speakers are to convene again on Friday to evaluate candidates for another coveted post: the court's prosecutor.