For his first visit abroad since the global disease outbreak, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chose Europe.
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.
Italy and China have just signed a a memorandum of understanding about the Belt and Road intiative. This is a first step towards EU integration in the BRI.
According to Romano Prodi, the “Belt and Road Initiative” is the most important project that China has offered to the world.