Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says the belt and road programme could benefit his country. Photo: Reuters

Italy signs up for belt and road infrastructure summit in China

  • Giuseppe Conte says initiative could benefit his country’s economy as it struggles to recover from yet another recession
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Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says the belt and road programme could benefit his country. Photo: Reuters
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The US said Italy’s international image would suffer if it signed up to the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Bloomberg

China tells US to mind its own business after Italy is warned not to join Belt and Road Initiative

  • Foreign ministry in Beijing says US stance is ‘laughable’ after White House warned Italy’s image would suffer abroad if it signed up for the programme
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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The US said Italy’s international image would suffer if it signed up to the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Bloomberg
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