[Greece] Greece parliament approves COSCO-Piraeus port deal

Greece parliament approves COSCO-Piraeus port deal with wide majority

Lawmakers approved on Thursday an agreement with Chinese shipping giant COSCO to buy a majority stake in Greece’s largest port, Piraeus (OLP), with 223 votes in favour.

The bill was approved by SYRIZA, New democracy, Democratic Coalition, Potami, ANEL and the Centrists’ Union, while Golden Dawn and the Communist Party voted against it.

The Communist Party approved however an amendment for the area of Keratsini and the articles on the Coast Guard, except the one on its participation in FRONTEX operations. Golden dawn asked for a roll call vote.

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