The enemy dubbed coronavirus is extremely powerful as is evidenced by its rapid spread and its impact, particularly on the elderly.
In a world in which countries are ever more closely linked and with neighbouring Italy developing into the China of Europe it was simply a matter of time for the coronavirus to reach Greece.
Substantial opportunities and significant prospects are opening up for Greece with the emblematic upgrade of its strategic relationship with China which peaked with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jingpin to Athens
The prime minister's trips to Germany, France, and the Netherlands and more recently China, as well as a trip to Italy scheduled for later this month, aim to persuade that Greece offers truly fertile ground for investments.
Despite the symbolism of the US departure, the US is one of the largest polluters in the world.
Mitsotakis noted the government's determination to open up the massive Chinese market to Greek goods, in a bid to boost growth through exports.