China’s escort fleet will visit Athens Greece visit site
8 9, the fifth by the Chinese Navy Fleet escort “Guangzhou” ship, “lake” ship date of the composition of the fleet arrived 达比雷埃夫斯 visit Hong Kong, began a goodwill visit to Greece. Xinhua News Agency reporters Liu Chun and Hui She
” Guangzhou “ship arrived in Piraeus Greece Piraeus Greece
newspaper on August 9, Xinhua correspondent Zhang, special correspondent Cao Haihua report: the fifth by the Chinese naval fleet escort, “Guangzhou” ship, “lake” ship formation consisting of visits, the morning of August 9, arrived 达比雷埃夫斯 Hong Kong, began a goodwill visit to Greece. This is a Chinese naval fleet’s second visit to Greece. Previously, Chinese naval ships visit the port was 2002.
Chinese naval convoy escort mission since the formation of implementation, was January 29, 2009 attacks by pirates rescued the Greek nationality merchant “ELENI G” number, and on February 27, 2010 take care one ship hijacked by pirates after the release of the Greek nationality “Nevis Apollo” merchant. Up to now, the Chinese navy to escort the fleet has more than 20 merchant ships of Greece provided with escort.
During the visit, party formation will hope to carry out visits met to exchange experience escort, basketball friendly series of activities. Meanwhile, the formation will also make arrangements to visit the Athens Olympics men site, holding the deck receptions.
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