Although China plays a leading role in this initiative, other countries such as Pakistan and Russia are more and more involved in the BRI.
On September 27, 2018, the first Geocultural Forum was held in St. Petersburg. This event aimed at strengthening cultural exchanges between Russia, Central Asia and China. This event organized by “Dialogue of Civilizations” was sponsored by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and the University of Saint Petersburg.
President Moon shared with the North Korean president his project of three new corridors that would connect the Korean peninsula to the rest of the world.
During Russian Prime Minister Medvedev‘s visit to Beijing on November 1, 2017, President Xi Jinping said he supports the development of the Arctic Polar route as a new axis of the Belt and Road initiative. The Polar Route Russia has
A new route through Caucasus may be added to the various corridors of the Belt and Road initiative. In April 2017, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia signed a protocol on a future Trans-Caspian International Transport route. Other regional states such as
Mongolia is increasingly involved in the realization of the new Silk Roads. One of the corridors of this initiative linking China to Russia is passing though Mongolia. The Belt and Road initiative aims to improve transport and communication infrastructure between