Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe met on Monday with President Katerina Sakellaropoulou in Athens.
Wei’s visit to Athens was part of his weeklong visit to Europe to boost military ties.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry said “the visit will boost China’s traditional friendship and pragmatic cooperation with these countries’ defense authorities and militaries, pushing for the healthy and stable development of military-to-military relations.”
As part of his tour to Europe, Wei also included Hungary, Serbia and North Macedonia.
His trip ends on Wednesday.