Silk Road convert

“I think this agreement will shorten even more the Silk Road that brings goods from China to the Mediterranean and central Europe”

Greek PM Tsipras looks on as he arrives to welcome Portugal's PM Costa at the Maximos Mansion in Athens

Alexis Tsipras

Remarks from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during a signing ceremony for Cosco’s purchase of 67% of the Piraeus Port Authority. His Syriza Party was against the sale of important state assets when it came into office last year, but he seems to have had a change of heart about Chinese interest in the port.

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