At the second Belt and Road Forum, the Chinese President invited Austria to become a full member of the China CEEC cooperation framework.
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 25 and 26 April 2019, the second “Belt and Road” summit for international cooperation was held in Beijing. EU and China strengthened their ties.
The majority of European Union member states were represented at the first “Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation” held in Beijing on 14 and 15 May 2017. As Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission, said, the European Union
On May 14 and 15, 2017, the first “Belt and Road forum for international cooperation” was held in Beijing. The summit was attended by delegations from nearly 60 governments. Several member states of the European Union were represented at this