US leaders to skip China’s belt and road summit as financing and governance concerns persist

//US leaders to skip China’s belt and road summit as financing and governance concerns persist

US leaders to skip China’s belt and road summit as financing and governance concerns persist

The United States will not send high-level officials to attend China’s second “Belt and Road Initiative” summit in Beijing this month, a spokesperson for the US State Department said on Tuesday, citing concerns about financing practices for the project.China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, said on Saturday that almost 40 foreign leaders would take part in the summit, due to be held in Beijing in late April. He rejected criticisms of the project as “prejudiced”.The first summit for the project,…

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