At European Commission headquarters in Brussels and in Washington there is disquiet about the prospect of an Italian “Belt and Road Initiative” deal with China. Photo: Reuters

China seeks to calm fears of Italian ‘belt and road’ deal as Xi Jinping prepares for visit to Europe

  • Chinese officials and analysts say Rome’s deal with Beijing is just business
  • Prime Minister Conte says Italy’s relations with EU and US will not be compromised
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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At European Commission headquarters in Brussels and in Washington there is disquiet about the prospect of an Italian “Belt and Road Initiative” deal with China. Photo: Reuters
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