For his first visit abroad since the global disease outbreak, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chose Europe.
On June 18, 2020, State Councilor Wang Yi and officials from 25 countries agreed to develop solutions together in order to recover from Covid-19.
Koper, Slovenia’s main port is to become a major hub fo the Belt and Road Initiative in North Adriatic sea thanks to good connections to Central Europe.
Wang Yi reaffirmed China’s commitment to the European partnership, and stressed that cooperation between the two regions is crucial for world stability.
During the first week of January 2019, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi inaugurated an African tour and traveled to Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Gambia and Senegal. Africa embraces the Belt and Road Initiative!
French adn Chinese foreign ministers, Jean-Yves Le Drian and Wang Yi, in a joint declaration, expressed their strongest political commitment to respect the Paris agreements on climate change and affirmed their support for the next COP24 to be held in Katowice.
On May 15, 2018, China and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding on the BRI. Thanks to this agreement, Oman is committed to participating in the realization of the new Silk Roads.
On April 18, 2018, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi proposed to his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali during an official visit to Beijing, the creation of a new corridor of the new Silk Roads that would link Nepal to both China and India.