China views Belarus as important transport corridor within Belt and Road project
31.08.2017 16:32 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this week, while speaking within the 5th Global Economic Leaders Summit in the Chinese city of Changchun (sister city of Minsk), Special Representative for China-CEE Cooperation Affairs of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Huo Yuzhen has said Belarus is an important transportation corridor within the Belt and Road project, Belarus Radio reports.
As to the report, Ms Huo Yuzhen highlighted the obvious importance of the joint implementation by Belarus and China of the Belt and Road concept within many areas, including economy, energy, investment, and transport. By the way, trains for Europe start from the city of Changchun, one of the important hubs of the Silk Road economic belt.
«Organization of uninterrupted transportation is a key factor for trade and economic cooperation among the Belt and Road participating countries. Here Belarus plays an extremely important role,» she said.
It is to be admitted, the 5th Global Economic Leaders Summit has gathered over 300 representatives from 40 countries.