Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing had shared interests with the country and was not motivated by geopolitical considerations. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing had shared interests with the country and was not motivated by geopolitical considerations. Photo: EPA-EFE
Diplomacy

China promises to strengthen Central Asia ties amid struggle with US for influence

  • Foreign Minister Wang Yi tells counterparts from five former Soviet republics that Beijing will help tackle post-coronavirus challenges
  • Region is a vital energy source and is key to China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing had shared interests with the country and was not motivated by geopolitical considerations. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing had shared interests with the country and was not motivated by geopolitical considerations. Photo: EPA-EFE
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