China’s President Xi Jinping and Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa oversaw the signing of a memorandum of understanding on the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFEChina’s President Xi Jinping and Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa oversaw the signing of a memorandum of understanding on the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s President Xi Jinping and Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa oversaw the signing of a memorandum of understanding on the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE

Portugal’s support for China’s belt and road plan sets alarm bells ringing in Brussels

  • Despite protestations of other EU member states, economic cooperation with China is vital to less wealthy nations, observers say
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
China’s President Xi Jinping and Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa oversaw the signing of a memorandum of understanding on the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFEChina’s President Xi Jinping and Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa oversaw the signing of a memorandum of understanding on the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s President Xi Jinping and Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa oversaw the signing of a memorandum of understanding on the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: EPA-EFE
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