The first Belt and Road Forum, held two years ago, was attended by the senior White House official for Asia. Photo: AP

US leaders to skip China’s belt and road summit as financing and governance concerns persist

  • Top officials from Washington opt against joining almost 40 leaders China says will head to Beijing in late April
  • ‘We will continue to raise concerns about opaque financing practices, poor governance and disregard for internationally accepted norms,’ spokesperson says
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The first Belt and Road Forum, held two years ago, was attended by the senior White House official for Asia. Photo: AP
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