Premier Li Keqiang telephoned Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsiprias on Thursday to offer more investment in the latter’s country as its talks with the European Union over austerity measures stalled, Bloomberg reported, citing an unnamed Greek government official. Tsiprias’s government has sent mixed signals about whether it will go ahead with sales of state assets, including a 67% stake in Piraeus Port near Athens that China Cosco Holding wants to buy. State-owned Cosco has a 35-year concession to part of the cargo terminal already, and is on a shortlist to buy the stake.
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