Leftist opposition leader Alexis Tsipras met with the Chinese ambassador

Xiao Juncheng Alexis Tsipras

The president of SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, had a meeting with China's ambassador to Greece, Xiao Juncheng, with the pair talking about strengthening Greek-Chinese and Euro-Chinese relations.

The president of the Radical Left party said that China is important in overcoming global challenges, such as ending the Russian invasion of Ukraine and returning to peace and diplomacy, but made no mention to the situations in Taiwan, Tibet and Xinjiang.

Tsipras also referred to Turkish aggression and the importance of constant messages of support for Greece and Cyprus while, at the same time, he underlined the need for a peaceful resolution of disputes on the basis of international law in the matter of maritime economic zones.