As soon as 1950, Greece sent an expeditionary force to help the South Koreans against the communists during the Korean War. Both countries established diplomatic relations on April 15, 1961. South Korea opened its embassy in Athens on July 6, 1973. Greece opened its embassy in Seoul in October 1991. Greece also has an honorary consulate in Daejeon.
List of bilateral visits
From South Korea to Greece
May 1995, Deputy Minister for Policy Planning and International Organizations Ban Ki-moon
May 2000, Speaker of the National Assembly Park Joon-kyu
October 2001, Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Yoo Sam-nam