China stands ready to work with Italy on the Belt and Road Initiative by strengthening its alignment with the European country's development strategies to bring bilateral ties to a new level, President Xi Jinping said.
A U.S. delegation led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit China from March 28 to 29 for the eighth round of economic and trade consultations in Beijing, Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng said Thursday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday expressed his concern over the crisis around the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and the U.S. refusal to talk about preventing placement of weapons in outer space.
The Belt and Road Initiative launched by the Chinese government in 2013 represents an opportunity to revitalize and expand the global economic integration process, including many areas left behind.
U.S. State Department said Wednesday that U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will host his counterparts of Russia, China and the European Union to discuss the Afghan peace process.
Since the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was launched in 2013, it has provided an important framework for UK-China cooperation in a number of areas, such as transportation, infrastructure, financial and professional services, said Mark Hedley, regional director for Greater London at the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC).
China and the Philippines has turned a new page in their relations, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi while meeting Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin on Wednesday in Beijing.
Despite multiple unfavorable factors, China's macro economy remained stable in the first two months, a report has said.