Greek national defence general staff chief Gen. Ioannis Giagkos on Thursday began a five-day formal visit to the People's Republic of China after an invitation by the Chief of General Staff of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Gen. Chen Bingde.
The talks between the two armed forces’ chiefs will focus on issues of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation prospects.

During his visit to China, the Greek military chief will be received by Defence Minister and State Councilor, Liang Guanglie. He will also visit military units, an air force combat simulation centre in Beijing and defence industry facilities.