Beijing has been accused of creating huge financial problems for countries, like Sri Lanka, that join its belt and road scheme. Photo: AP
Beijing has been accused of creating huge financial problems for countries, like Sri Lanka, that join its belt and road scheme. Photo: AP

China’s top diplomat says 40 state leaders will attend belt and road forum in April

  • Meeting will welcome representatives of more than 100 countries, Yang Jiechi says
  • Politburo member dismisses claims infrastructure plan creates debt traps for Beijing’s partners

Beijing has been accused of creating huge financial problems for countries, like Sri Lanka, that join its belt and road scheme. Photo: AP
Beijing has been accused of creating huge financial problems for countries, like Sri Lanka, that join its belt and road scheme. Photo: AP
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