Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his Greek counterpart, Antonis Samaras, on Saturday witnessed the opening of the new Heraklion Archaeological Museum in Crete, pledging to beef up bilateral cultural exchanges.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left here Saturday, wrapping up a three-day visit to Greece that saw the two countries reach a broad consensus on deepening their comprehensive strategic partnership.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang returned to Beijing on Sunday after official visits to Britain and Greece.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis of the Greek region of Crete here on Saturday, vowing to facilitate closer cooperation between China's local regions and Crete in such areas as trade and agriculture.
China is committed to settling maritime disputes through dialogue and negotiation on the basis of respecting historical facts and international law, says visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
In a light moment at the end of his European visit, Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday toured two famous sites in Greece — the Palace of Knossos and the Iraklion Archaeological Museum.
As one accustomed to preserving records of an ancient civilization, veteran Greek librarian Filippos Tsimpoglou is well aware of the importance of a visit from a top representative of another long-standing civilization - China.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang applauded on Friday the success of the Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) project jointly operated by China and Greece, calling it a "pearl" in bilateral cooperation.
China is ready to expand two-way trade and investment with Greece, visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said when meeting with Greek President Karolos Papoulias here on Friday.
China and Greece stand ready to jointly deepen their comprehensive strategic partnership in accordance with principle of mutual benefit and win-win results.
Images of Premier Li Keqiang surrounded by grassroots workers are familiar to Chinese people. Face-to-face communication and interaction with people in the field has become his signature.
Premier Li Keqiang and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras witness the signing of cooperation agreements in sectors including culture, trade and infrastructure construction, June 19, 2014.